CS/HB 999: Medical Billing
GENERAL BILL by Health and Human Services Committee ; Toledo
Medical Billing; Provides personal property exemptions from legal process for medical debts; requires licensed facility to provide cost estimate to patient under certain conditions; prohibits facility from charging patient amount exceeding cost estimate by set threshold; requires facility to provide patient written explanation of excess charges; requires facility to establish internal grievance process to allow patients to dispute charges; prohibits facility from engaging in certain collection activities.
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Health Policy
Bill Text: PDF
- Health Policy (HP)
- Judiciary (JU)
- Rules (RC)
• Referred to Health Market Reform Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 100
• Introduced -HJ 100
• On Committee agenda-- Health Market Reform Subcommittee, 03/07/19, 9:00 am, Mashburn Hall
• Favorable by Health Market Reform Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 1 -HJ 364
• Now in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 364
• On Committee agenda-- Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee, 04/02/19, 1:00 pm, Sumner Hall
• Favorable by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -HJ 566
• Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 566
• On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 04/09/19, 2:00 pm, Morris Hall
• CS by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -HJ 633
• Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Health and Human Services Committee read 1st time -HJ 628
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 672
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/17/19
• Read 2nd time -HJ 720
• Read 3rd time -HJ 720
• CS passed; YEAS 113 NAYS 1 -HJ 720
• In Messages
• Referred to Health Policy; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 465
• Received -SJ 465
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Health Policy
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