§ 32.1-137.01

Posting of charity care policies

All hospitals shall provide written information about the hospital’s charity care policies, including policies related to free and discounted care. Such information shall be posted conspicuously in public areas of the hospital, including admissions or registration areas, emergency departments, and associated waiting rooms. Information regarding specific eligibility criteria and procedures for applying for charity care shall be (i) provided to a patient at the time of admission or discharge, or at the time services are provided, (ii) included with any billing statements sent to uninsured patients, and (iii) included on any website maintained by the hospital.


2009, c. 425.


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