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Concerning collection of medical debt (Jinkins, Macri, Cody)

AN ACT Relating to collection of medical debt; and amending RCW 19.52.010, 19.52.020, 6.01.060, 6.15.010, 6.27.100, 6.27.105, 6.27.140, 6.27.150, 19.16.100, and 19.16.250.


SUMMARY OF 1ST SUBSTITUTE BILL COMPARED TO ORIGINAL BILL
(1) Strikes the underlying bill in its entirety, and replaces it with direction to the WSIPP to conduct a study of medical debt in Washington, specifies what must be included in the study, and requires a report to the Legislature by December 1, 2019.

Hearing Date: Thursday, January 18, 2018 -- 1:30 pm

WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=2731&Year=2017    (opens a new browser tab)