MD SB875 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-1)
Status: Introduced on February 3 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-07 - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: Senate Finance Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Increasing the family income threshold to between 200% and 500% of the federal poverty level at which a hospital's financial assistance policy must provide free medically necessary care to patients; requiring that a certain financial assistance policy include a certain payment plan and a certain mechanism for a patient to request a certain reconsideration; requiring that a certain financial assistance policy provide presumptive eligibility for certain care to certain patients; etc.

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Hospitals - Financial Assistance Policies and Bill Collections



2020-02-07SenateHearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-03SenateFirst Reading Finance

Same As/Similar To

HB1420 (Crossfiled) 2020-05-08 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 470


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Health - General19214.1(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General19214.3(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

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