MD HB333 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 18-0)
Status: Passed on May 3 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-05-03 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 310
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Establishing requirements related to the reimbursement of out-of-pocket costs paid by certain hospital patients who were eligible for free care, including requirements related to the consideration of data and the reporting and disclosure of certain information; authorizing the Commission to impose a fine of up to $50,000 per violation if a hospital fails to provide refunds to qualifying patients; making a violation of the Act an unfair, abusive, or deceptive trade practice subject to penalties under the Maryland Consumer Protection Act; etc.

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Hospitals - Financial Assistance - Medical Bill Reimbursement Process


Roll Calls

2023-04-05 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 45 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2023-03-15 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 138 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2023-05-03HouseApproved by the Governor - Chapter 310
2023-04-05HouseReturned Passed
2023-04-05SenateThird Reading Passed (45-0)
2023-03-31SenateFavorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
2023-03-31SenateFavorable Report by Finance
2023-03-16SenateReferred Finance
2023-03-15HouseThird Reading Passed (138-0)
2023-03-14HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2023-03-14HouseFavorable with Amendments {553423/1 Adopted
2023-03-13HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
2023-02-13HouseHearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.
2023-01-25HouseFirst Reading Health and Government Operations

Same As/Similar To

SB404 (Crossfiled) 2023-05-03 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 311


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Commercial Law13301(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General19214.4(n/a)See Bill Text
Tax - General13203(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments