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Your top Section 1557 questions: What do I need to do by Oct. 17?


Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its implementing regulation clarifies certain existing nondiscrimination standards and sets forth new compliance requirements that apply to most physician group practices. Many of the rule’s provisions are already in effect, however one significant requirement regarding notices of nondiscrimination becomes effective on Oct. 17.

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