Bill: SB 5456 (HB 1145) — 2017
Concerning unpaid accounts (Braun, Bailey)
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:
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)