Hospitals; charity care policies, individuals with low English proficiency. (HB1221)

Introduced By

Del. Kathy Tran (D-Springfield)

Progress

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

Description

Hospitals; charity care policies; meaningful access; individuals with low English proficiency. Requires every hospital that is subject to the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act to make available information about the hospital's charity care policies, including information regarding specific eligibility criteria and procedures for applying for charity care, to individuals with low English proficiency in the same manner and languages, and to the same degree, as the hospital makes available other information regarding hospital programs and services. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/18/2022Committee
01/18/2022Presented and ordered printed 22104509D
01/18/2022Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/25/2022Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #3
01/27/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB1221)
02/01/2022Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (5-Y 0-N)
02/15/2022Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions

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