210 Ill. Comp. Stat. §§ 89/1 through 89/25: Hospital Uninsured Patient Discount Act – IllinoisStatus: Enacted
Year Enacted: 2008
Year Amended: 2012
For all health care services exceeding $300 in any one inpatient admission or outpatient encounter, a hospital shall not collect from an uninsured patient, deemed eligible under subsection (a), more than its charges less the amount of the uninsured discount. Each hospital bill, invoice, or other summary of charges to an uninsured patient shall include with it, or on it, a prominent statement that an uninsured patient who meets certain income requirements may qualify for an uninsured discount and information regarding how an uninsured patient may apply for consideration under the hospital’s financial assistance policy.
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