Legislation


HB 549 – Pennsylvania

Status: Inactive / Dead
Year Introduced: 2017
Link: http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/billinfo/billinfo.cfm?syear=2017&sind=0&body=H&type=B&bn=0549

Reintroduces the “Patient Medical Access and Affordability Act” proposed last session. This act would require health care providers to establish, and post publicly on the Internet, set prices for all services, supplies, and charges. In addition, third party payors would be required to establish, and post publicly on the Internet, a fee schedule applicable to all covered individuals. Individuals would be responsible to pay the remaining balance between after the third payor has submitted the established fee for any service, supply, or charge to the health care provider.
Services provided by health care providers for programs administered, regulated, or paid for by government entities would be exempt from the requirements of the Act.


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