SB0195 (CH0202)

2013 Regular Session



Hospitals - Notice to Patients - Outpatient Status and Billing Implications

Sponsored by:

Senator Kelley


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 202

Synopsis:Requiring a hospital, under specified circumstances, to provide notice to a patient of the patient's outpatient status, the billing implications of the outpatient status, and the impact of the outpatient status on the patient's eligibility for Medicare rehabilitation services; and requiring the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, in consultation with specified hospitals, to adopt by regulation standardized elements to be included in a written notice.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Kelley, Astle, Benson, Forehand, Glassman, Jacobs, Jones-Rodwell, Kittleman, Mathias, Middleton, Pugh, and Rosapepe
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1062
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Finance  Listen to Committee HearingHealth and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Health Care Facilities and Regulation
Narrow Subject(s):Health -see also- Mental Health
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Hospitals -see also- Clinics; State Hospitals
Medical Assistance
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Rules and Regulations
Statutes:Article - Health - General

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