H 0197 – VermontStatus: Inactive / Dead
Year Introduced: 2015
PATIENT SERVICE PRICE DISCLOSURE: would require health care providers, except in an emergency, to disclose to a patient or other health care consumer the cost of a health care services prior to the patient or consumer incurring any charges. The patient or consumer would be required to sign a written acknowledgement of the cost disclosure.
H1097 would also require hospital bills to list each service provided in language commonly understood by patients.
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