senate Bill S6757

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Enacts the "patient medical debt protection act"; repealer

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to health
Sep 30, 2019 referred to rules

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S6757 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8639
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§2827, 2827-a & 2827-b, amd §§206, 2803 & 2807-k, rpld §2807-k sub 14, Pub Health L; add §213-d, amd §5004, CPLR, amd §§603, 605, 606 & 608, Fin Serv L; amd §3241, Ins L

S6757 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to standardized consolidated itemized general hospital bills (Part A); relates to regulation of the billing of facility fees (Part B); relates to standardized patient financial liability forms (Part C); relates to an all payer database (Part D) (view more) relates to the general hospital indigent care pool (Part E); relates to the commencement of medical debt actions (Part F); relates to services rendered by a non-participating provider; relates to hospital statements of rights and responsibilities of patients; relates to dispute resolution for emergency services; and relates to health insurance benefits (Part G).

S6757 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6757 (ACTIVE) - 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.

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