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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5202

 

February Session, 2016

 

LCO No. 529

 

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Referred to Committee on HUMAN SERVICES

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. DILLON, 92nd Dist.

 

AN ACT COMPENSATING HOSPITALS FOR FREE CARE.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That the appropriation for interim disproportionate share payments under section 17b-239c of the general statutes be increased to provide adequate compensation to short-term general hospitals providing care at no cost to indigent patients.

Statement of Purpose:

To provide adequate compensation to hospitals providing care at no cost to indigent persons who have not enrolled for health care coverage under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.