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Bill Detail: SB20-188

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Title Plain Language In Hospital Bills
Status Senate Committee on Health & Human Services Postpone Indefinitely (05/27/2020)
Bill Subjects
  • Health Care & Health Insurance
  • Public Health
House Sponsors
Senate Sponsors R. Fields (D)
House Committee
Senate Committee Health and Human Services
Date Introduced 03/02/2020

The bill requires a health care facility to provide an itemized
statement or bill to a patient within 30 days after discharge from the
facility or within 7 days after the patient's written request. The statement
or bill must list all medical services provided in understandable language,
without using procedure codes or drug codes exclusively and with a
breakdown of the charges for which payment is expected from the patient.

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