H1907B3133A06489 AJB:JSL 04/03/14 #90 A06489





AMENDMENTS TO HOUSE BILL NO. 1907 (As amended by A06442)


Printer's No. 3133


1Amend Bill, page 1, line 3 through 13 (A06442), by striking
2out all of said lines and inserting

3Amend Bill, page 1, lines 9 through 16, by striking out all
4of said lines and inserting

5Section 2. (Reserved).

6Amend Bill, page 2, lines 2 through 30; page 3, lines 1
7through 3, by striking out all of said lines on said pages and

9(a) Duty.--Upon determining a patient's observation status,
10a hospital shall provide notice to a patient or patient's legal 
11representative of the patient's outpatient or inpatient status, 
12the billing implications of the outpatient status and 
13information that provides a general description of outpatient 
14observation status. The hospital shall provide oral and written 
15notice to the patient or the patient's legal representative if 
16there is a change to the patient's status.