Health care services; payment estimates. (SB1004)

Introduced By

Sen. Amanda Chase (R-Midlothian)


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Health care services; payment estimates. Requires practitioners licensed by the Board of Medicine and hospitals to provide a patient or the representative of a patient scheduled to receive a nonemergency procedure, test, or service to be performed by the practitioner or hospital, at least three days in advance of the date of such procedure, test, or service, an estimate of the payment amount for which the participant will be responsible. Under current law, the requirement to provide such estimate applies only to hospitals for elective procedures, tests, or services and only upon request. Read the Bill »


07/16/2018: Awaiting a Vote in the Education and Health Committee


07/16/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100070D
07/16/2018Referred to Committee on Education and Health

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