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SPB 7186: Health Care Consumer Protection

PROPOSED BILL by Health Regulation

Health Care Consumer Protection; Revising the Florida Patient’s Bill of Rights to require certain health care practitioners to publish and post a schedule of charges for services provided to patients; requiring that urgent care centers, ambulatory surgical centers, and diagnostic-imaging centers publish and post a schedule of charges for services provided to patients; adding failure to comply with the provisions of s. 395.107, F.S., to the grounds for discipline of a practitioner licensed under certain chapters; prohibiting a provider of emergency medical care and services from billing a patient under certain circumstances, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 1/25/2012 Senate - Failed to submit as committee bill by Health Regulation
Location: In committee/council (HR)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/20/2012 Senate • Submitted for consideration by Health Regulation
• On Committee agenda-- Health Regulation, 01/25/12, 3:30 pm, 412 Knott Building --Failed to Submit as a Committee Bill
1/25/2012 Senate • Failed to submit as committee bill by Health Regulation