Bill Status of HB3434 9th General Assembly
Short Description: HOSP PATIENT DISCOUNT-AMOUNT
Rep. Ann Williams
| 1/8/2013||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Hospital Uninsured Patient Discount Act. Makes changes to the definition for "uninsured patient". In the provision concerning uninsured patient discounts, provides that the discount shall apply and the maximum collectible amount shall not apply to a patient who would otherwise be considered to be uninsured and eligible for a discount under the Act, except for the patient being eligible for compensation for health care services under the Crime Victims Compensation Act. Provides that a hospital that accepts payment for health care services under the Crime Victims Compensation Act on behalf of an otherwise uninsured crime victim shall be required to waive the remaining patient balance for that service and may not pursue the patient for any additional payment for the service. Makes changes in the provision concerning patient responsibility. Provides that the changes made by the amendatory Act are intended to be declarative of existing law. Effective immediately.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 2/24/2011||House||Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Ann Williams|| 2/24/2011||House||First Reading|| 2/24/2011||House||Referred to Rules Committee|| 3/1/2011||House||Assigned to Human Services Committee|| 3/16/2011||House||Do Pass / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 011-000-000|| 3/16/2011||House||Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate|| 4/14/2011||House||Second Reading - Short Debate|| 4/14/2011||House||Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate|| 4/15/2011||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|| 1/8/2013||House||Session Sine Die|