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HB 2045 - Requires Hospitals to Release Procedure Pricing Information - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Requires Hospitals to Release Procedure Pricing Information

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (25-5) - (Key vote)

Title: Requires Hospitals to Release Procedure Pricing Information

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Highlights:
  • Requires health care providers make available, online or upon request, an annual list of the “direct pay price” for at least 25 of their most commonly provided services (Sec. 1).
  • Defines “direct pay price” as the price that will be charged by a healthcare provider for a lawful healthcare service, regardless of the health insurance status of the individual who is receiving the treatment (Sec. 1)
  • Requires a health care facility with more than 50 inpatient beds to make available, online or upon request, the direct pay price for at least the 50 most used diagnosis-related group codes (Sec. 2). 
  • Requires a health care facility with 50 or fewer inpatient beds to make available, online or upon request, the direct pay price for at least the 35 most used diagnosis-related group codes (Sec. 2).
  • Exempts the following types of health care facilities from the provisions of this bill (Secs. 1 & 2):
    • The health facilities on military bases or for veterans;
    • The Native American health service facilities; and
    • The Arizona State Hospital. 
  • Specifies that a health care facility’s license to deliver health care services cannot be revoked as a penalty for non-compliance with the provisions of this bill (Secs. 1 & 2).
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (31-25) - (Key vote)

Title: Requires Hospitals to Release Procedure Pricing Information

Vote Result
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Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that requires hospitals to release procedure pricing information.

Highlights:
  • Requires health care providers make available, online or upon request, an annual list of the “direct pay price” for at least 25 of their most commonly provided services (Sec. 1).
  • Defines “direct pay price” as the price that will be charged by a healthcare provider for a lawful healthcare service, regardless of the health insurance status of the individual who is receiving the treatment (Sec. 1)
  • Requires a health care facility with more than 50 inpatient beds to make available, online or upon request, the direct pay price for at least the 50 most used diagnosis-related group codes (Sec. 2). 
  • Requires a health care facility with 50 or fewer inpatient beds to make available, online or upon request, the direct pay price for at least the 35 most used diagnosis-related group codes (Sec. 2).
  • Exempts the following types of health care facilities from the provisions of this bill (Secs. 1 & 2):
    • The health facilities on military bases or for veterans;
    • The Native American health service facilities; and
    • The Arizona State Hospital. 
  • Specifies that a health care facility’s license to deliver health care services cannot be revoked as a penalty for non-compliance with the provisions of this bill (Secs. 1 & 2).
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Failed (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (19-10) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (43-15) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Requires Hospitals to Release Procedure Pricing Information

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