You have the right to receive a “Good Faith Estimate” explaining how much your medical care will cost.
- Under the law, health care providers need to give patients who don’t have insurance or who are not using insurance an estimate of the expected charges for medical services
- You have the right to receive a Good Faith Estimate for the total expected cost of any non-emergency medical services
- You can ask your health care provider, and any other provider you choose, for a Good Faith Estimate before you schedule a service
- If you receive a bill that is at least $400 more than your Good Faith Estimate, you can dispute the bill
- Make sure to save a copy or picture of your Good Faith Estimate
For questions or more information about your right to a Good Faith Estimate, visit www.cms.gov/nosurprises or call 1-800-985-3059.