SB 296: Health Care Expenses
GENERAL BILL by Garcia
Health Care Expenses; Requiring a licensed facility to establish, update, and make public a list of the facility’s charges for services which meets certain federal requirements; prohibiting consumer reporting agencies from publishing a consumer report containing a medical debt credit impairment under certain circumstances; requiring the consumer reporting agency to remove the credit impairment, free of charge, under certain circumstances; authorizing patient-consumers to initiate legal proceedings for violations; prohibiting persons from reporting certain consumer debt to a consumer reporting agency without the express written consent of the creditor, etc.
Last Action: 3/14/2022 Senate - Died in Health Policy
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
- Health Policy (HP)
- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services (AHS)
- Appropriations (AP)
Date Chamber Action 9/22/2021 Senate • Filed
10/13/2021 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 17
11/3/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 11/03/21, 11:30 am, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed
1/11/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 17
2/7/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 02/10/22, 8:30 am, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed
3/12/2022 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
3/14/2022 Senate • Died in Health Policy
SB 296, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 9/22/2021 at 9:14 AM
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF Analyses: Health Policy (Pre-Meeting) 2/9/2022 (pdf)
Related Bills (1)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills H 1527 (c1) Health Care Expenses Finance and Facilities Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 3/14/2022 S Died in Appropriations
Committee Amendments (1)
Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format 536352 - Amendment
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Citations - Statutes (3)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 395.301 Price transparency; itemized patient statement or bill; patient admission status notification. Page 2 (pdf) 501.181 Page 2 (pdf) 559.72 Prohibited practices generally. Page 5 (pdf)
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