MD SB514 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-0)
Status: Introduced on January 22 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-02-02 - Hearing 2/25 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: Senate Finance Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requiring a hospital to submit annually a certain report to the Health Services Cost Review Commission at a certain time; requiring the Commission to post certain information on its website; altering the required contents of a hospital's policy on the collection of debts owed by patients; requiring a hospital to provide a refund of certain amounts collected from a patient or the guarantor of a patient who was found eligible for reduced-cost care on the date of service; etc.

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Health Facilities - Hospitals - Medical Debt Protection



2021-02-02SenateHearing 2/25 at 1:00 p.m.
2021-02-02SenateHearing canceled
2021-01-26SenateHearing 2/18 at 1:00 p.m.
2021-01-22SenateFirst Reading Finance

Same As/Similar To

HB565 (Crossfiled) 2021-01-29 - Hearing 2/16 at 1:30 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Health - General19214.1(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General19214.2(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments