HB 1420 (see companion bill SB 875) – Maryland

Status: Enacted
Year Introduced: 2020
Year Enacted: 2020
Link: http://mgaleg.maryland.gov/mgawebsite/Legislation/Details/HB1420?ys=2020RS

Hospitals – Financial Assistance Policies and Bill Collections. Increasing the family income threshold at which a hospital’s financial assistance policy must provide free and reduced cost medically necessary care to patients; requiring that a certain financial assistance policy include a certain payment plan, available to uninsured patients with family income between 200% and 500% of the federal poverty level and a certain mechanism for a patient to request a reconsideration; requiring that a certain financial assistance policy provide presumptive eligibility for certain care; etc.

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