senate Bill S6757A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Enacts the "patient medical debt protection act"; repealer

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 28, 2020 print number 6757a
Sep 28, 2020 amend (t) and recommit to health
Jan 08, 2020 referred to health
Sep 30, 2019 referred to rules

Co-Sponsors

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S6757 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8639
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Desig Art 28 §§2800 - 2827 to be Title 1, add Title 2 §§2830 - 2833, amd §§206, 2803 & 2807-k, rpld §2807-k sub 14, Pub Health L; amd §5004, CPLR; amd §603, Fin Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S2521, A3470

S6757 - Summary

Relates to medical billing and debt (Part A); relates to defining certain terms (Part B); relates to standardized consolidated itemized general hospital bills (Part C); relates to regulation of the billing of facility fees (Part D) (view more) relates to standardized patient financial liability forms (Part E); relates to an all payer database (Part F); relates to the general hospital indigent care pool; and repeals certain provisions of such law relating thereto (Part G); relates to the rate of interest in medical debt actions (Part H); relates to services rendered by a non-participating provider; relates to hospital statements of rights and responsibilities of patients (Part I).

S6757 - Sponsor Memo

S6757 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6757
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                            September 30, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. RIVERA, KRUEGER, BRESLIN -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the public  health  law,  in  relation  to  standardized
   consolidated  itemized  general  hospital bills (Part A); to amend the
   public health law, in relation to regulation of the billing of facili-
   ty fees (Part B); to amend the  public  health  law,  in  relation  to
   standardized  patient financial liability forms (Part C); to amend the
   public health law, in relation to an all payer database (Part  D);  to
   amend the public health law, in relation to the general hospital indi-
   gent  care pool; and to repeal certain provisions of such law relating
   thereto (Part E); to amend  the  civil  practice  law  and  rules,  in
   relation  to the commencement of medical debt actions (Part F); and to
   amend the financial services law, in relation to services rendered  by
   a  non-participating  provider;  to  amend  the  public health law, in
   relation to hospital statements  of  rights  and  responsibilities  of
   patients;  to amend the financial services law, in relation to dispute
   resolution for emergency services; and to amend the financial services
   law and the insurance law, in relation to  health  insurance  benefits
   (Part G)
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
 the "patient medical debt protection act".
   §  2.  This  act enacts into law major components of legislation which
 relate to patient medical debt  protection.  Each  component  is  wholly
 contained  within  a Part identified as Parts A through G. The effective
 date for each particular provision contained within  such  Part  is  set
 forth  in  the  last  section of such Part. Any provision in any section
 contained within a Part, including the effective date of the Part, which
 makes reference to a section "of this act", when used in connection with
 that particular component, shall be deemed to  mean  and  refer  to  the
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

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S6757A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8639
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Desig Art 28 §§2800 - 2827 to be Title 1, add Title 2 §§2830 - 2833, amd §§206, 2803 & 2807-k, rpld §2807-k sub 14, Pub Health L; amd §5004, CPLR; amd §603, Fin Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S2521, A3470

S6757A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to medical billing and debt (Part A); relates to defining certain terms (Part B); relates to standardized consolidated itemized general hospital bills (Part C); relates to regulation of the billing of facility fees (Part D) (view more) relates to standardized patient financial liability forms (Part E); relates to an all payer database (Part F); relates to the general hospital indigent care pool; and repeals certain provisions of such law relating thereto (Part G); relates to the rate of interest in medical debt actions (Part H); relates to services rendered by a non-participating provider; relates to hospital statements of rights and responsibilities of patients (Part I).

S6757A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6757A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6757--A
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                            September 30, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. RIVERA, KRUEGER, BRESLIN, BENJAMIN, BIAGGI, CARLUC-
   CI, COMRIE, GOUNARDES, HARCKHAM, HOYLMAN, JACKSON, KAPLAN, MAY,  METZ-
   GER,  MONTGOMERY,  MYRIE,  PERSAUD, SALAZAR, SANDERS -- read twice and
   ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
   Rules  --  recommitted  to  the Committee on Health in accordance with
   Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend the public health law, in relation to medical billing
   and debt (Part A); to amend the public  health  law,  in  relation  to
   defining  certain  terms  (Part B); to amend the public health law, in
   relation to standardized consolidated itemized general hospital  bills
   (Part C); to amend the public health law, in relation to regulation of
   the billing of facility fees (Part D); to amend the public health law,
   in  relation  to  standardized patient financial liability forms (Part
   E); to amend the public health law, in relation to an all payer  data-
   base  (Part  F);  to  amend  the public health law, in relation to the
   general hospital indigent care pool; and to repeal certain  provisions
   of such law relating thereto (Part G); to amend the civil practice law
   and rules, in relation to the rate of interest in medical debt actions
   (Part  H);  and  to  amend  the financial services law, in relation to
   services rendered by a non-participating provider; and  to  amend  the
   public  health  law,  in relation to hospital statements of rights and
   responsibilities of patients (Part I)
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
 the "patient medical debt protection act".
   § 2. This act enacts into law major components  of  legislation  which
 relate  to  patient  medical  debt  protection. Each component is wholly
 contained within a Part identified as Parts A through I.  The  effective
 date  for  each  particular  provision contained within such Part is set
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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