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SB 514 (HB 565) - Health Facilities - Hospitals - Medical Debt Protection Specifying the method for calculating family income to be used to consider free or reduced-cost medical care under a certain hospital financial assistance policy; requiring that the description of a hospital's financial assistance policy include a section that allows a patient to initial that the patient has been made aware of the policy; prohibiting a hospital from charging interest or fees on certain debts incurred by certain patients; requiring the Health Services Cost Review Commission to develop certain guidelines; etc. SB 514

HB 565

SB 514- Health Facilities – Hospitals – Medical Debt Protection- Oppose- Final Packet.pdf (3-2)

HB 565- Health Facilities Hospitals Medical Debt Protection- Oppose- Final Packet Zipped.pdf (3-2)

Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 769 (5/30)

Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 770 (5/30)