HB290 (2021) Detail

Relative to policies required for health facilities and special health care service licenses.


HB 290  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2021 SESSION

21-0440

08/10

 

HOUSE BILL 290

 

AN ACT relative to policies required for health facilities and special health care service licenses.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. McLean, Hills. 44; Rep. Berry, Hills. 44; Rep. Warden, Hills. 15

 

COMMITTEE: Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill exempts certain health facilities that exclusively provide services to persons making direct payment from requirements on written policies for providing services.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

21-0440

08/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty One

 

AN ACT relative to policies required for health facilities and special health care service licenses.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  Health Care Facilities and Special Health Care Service Licenses.  Amend RSA 151:2-f, I to read as follows:

I. Adopt and enforce a written policy to assure that the facility provides its services to all persons who require the services the facility provides regardless of the source of payment for the services provided to any person, unless the facility exclusively provides services to persons who make direct payment for services.  For purposes of this paragraph, a direct payment is one that is paid directly by the patient and is not reimbursed or otherwise paid by a third party.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect January 1, 2022.

Links

HB290 at GenCourtMobile
HB290 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 26, 2021 House Hearing
House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB290 Revision: 31576 Date: Jan. 9, 2021, 5:01 p.m.

Docket


: Special Order to Regular Calendar of next Session day Without Objection


: Minority Committee Report: Ought to Pass


: Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 18-3; RC) HC 12 P. 30


Jan. 26, 2021: Public Hearing: 01/26/2021 10:30 am Members of the public may attend using the following link: To join the webinar: https://www.zoom.us/j/94852322897 / Executive session on pending legislation may be held throughout the day (time permitting) from the time the committee is initially convened.


Jan. 6, 2021: Introduced (in recess of) 01/06/2021 and referred to Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs HJ 2 P. 42