Hospitals; debt collection; determination of patient eligibility for financial assistance. (HB1071)

Introduced By

Del. Kathy Tran (D-Springfield)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Hospitals; debt collection; determination of patient eligibility for financial assistance. Requires every hospital to screen every patient to determine the patient's household income and whether the individual is eligible for medical assistance pursuant to the state plan for medical assistance, charity care, discounted care, or other financial assistance with the cost of medical care and provides that, notwithstanding any other provision of law, no hospital shall engage in extraordinary collection actions to recover a debt for medical services against any patient until such hospital has performed such screening. Read the Bill »

Status

01/12/2022: In Committee

History

DateAction
01/12/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22103960D
01/12/2022Committee

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