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Full Text of SB3424  102nd General Assembly

SB3424 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
SB3424

 

Introduced 1/18/2022, by Sen. Meg Loughran Cappel

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
210 ILCS 88/35

    Amends the Fair Patient Billing Act. Provides that a hospital shall not pursue legal action for non-payment of a hospital bill against any patient who is actively making payments on the hospital bill.


LRB102 23760 CPF 32951 b

 

 

A BILL FOR

 

SB3424LRB102 23760 CPF 32951 b

1    AN ACT concerning regulation.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The Fair Patient Billing Act is amended by
5changing Section 35 as follows:
 
6    (210 ILCS 88/35)
7    Sec. 35. Collection limitations. The hospital shall not
8pursue legal action:
9        (1) for non-payment of a hospital bill against
10    uninsured patients who have clearly demonstrated that they
11    have neither sufficient income nor assets to meet their
12    financial obligations provided the patient has complied
13    with Section 45 of this Act; or .
14        (2) for non-payment of a hospital bill against any
15    patient who is actively making payments on the hospital
16    bill.
17(Source: P.A. 94-885, eff. 1-1-07.)