Legislation


HB 1828 – Pennsylvania

Status: In Process
Year Introduced: 2021
Link: https://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/billinfo/BillInfo.cfm?syear=2021&sind=0&body=H&type=B&bn=1828

An Act amending the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.177, No.175), known as The Administrative Code of 1929, providing for Office of Health Care Consumer Advocate; imposing duties on the Office of Attorney General; and making appropriations. This office would coordinate amongst, provide assistance to, and collect data from patient assistance programs and consumer help centers to better enable healthcare consumers to access quality and affordable healthcare and health insurance. Through public education campaigns and hearings, the office would have a direct line of communication with residents most in need of help. Housed in the Attorney General’s office, it would also have the power to litigate, ensuring that justice is restored for those who have faced adverse health care and health insurance decisions.


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