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S.F. No. 2746 - Facility Fee Disclosure
 
Author: Senator Rich Draheim
 
Prepared By: Katie Cavanor, Senate Counsel (651/296-3801)
 
Date: March 21, 2018



 

Section 1 (62J.824)  Paragraph (a) requires a provider-based clinic that charges a facility fee to provide notice to a patient that states that the clinic is a part of a hospital and the patient might receive a separate charge or billing for the facility component which may result in a higher out-of-pocket expense.

Paragraph (b) requires a health care facility to prominently post a statement that the provider-based clinic is part of a hospital and the patient may receive a separate billing for the facility.

Paragraph (c) exempts laboratory services, imaging services, and other ancillary services that are provided by staff who are not employed by the health care facility or clinic.

Paragraph (d) defines facility fee and provider-based clinic.

 
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