H 1294 (replaced by H 4248) – Massachusetts

Status: Inactive / Dead
Year Introduced: 2021
Link: https://malegislature.gov/Bills/192/H1294

Relative to hospital billing and licensure. Health Care Financing. Requires each facility and physician practice in a system to have separate license, tax identification number (TIN) and national provider identification (NPI) number for providers providing treatment at a facility. Requires facilities that provide services at a new facility to obtain a new license for that facility and require new NPIs for providers delivering care at the facility. Requires the new facility to negotiate separate rates from the parent facility. For hospitals that acquire a competing facility and reopen it using their outpatient license, the new facility shall be required to maintain the TIN for providers delivering service at that location.

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