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Concerning unpaid accounts (Braun, Bailey)

See companion.

EFFECT OF CHANGES MADE BY FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS & INSURANCE COMMITTEE (First Substitute):
• Adds that for medical services obligations that are past due, interest begins to accrue when the debt is transferred to a collection agency or 120 days from the due date specified by the medical provider or facility.
• Prohibits interest charges on medical obligations subsequently covered by charity care.

PASS OUT OF HOUSE WITH AMENDMENT:
http://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium/2017-18/Pdf/Amendments/Senate/5456-S%20AMS%20MULL%20S1900.1.pdf

Hearing Date: Thursday, March 16, 2017 -- 1:30 pm

WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=5456&Year=2017    (opens a new browser tab)