Right to Receive a Good Faith Estimate of Expected Charges
Under Section 2799B-6 of the Public Health Service Act, health care providers and health care
facilities are required to inform individuals who are not enrolled in a plan or coverage or a
Federal health care program, or not seeking to file a claim with their plan or coverage both
orally and in writing of their ability, upon request or at the time of scheduling health care items
and services, to receive a “Good Faith Estimate” of expected charges.
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 bill for medical items and services.
For questions or more information about your right to a Good Faith Estimate, visit www.cms.gov/nosurprises