HB 2588 - DIGEST

Requires a hospital or an ambulatory surgical facility that charges a facility fee to provide written notice to the patient that: (1) The hospital or facility charges a facility fee and the amount of the fee;

(2) The patient may obtain the same nonemergency outpatient services at another facility that does not charge the fee; and

(3) If the patient chooses to receive the services elsewhere, he or she should ask whether it charges a facility fee.