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Hospital group warns of unintended consequences of medical debt plans

ANNAPOLIS — Legislation in the Maryland General Assembly would qualify more patients for financial assistance, limit the amount of debt hospitals can sue patients to recover and work to improve notice to patients of financial assistance options. The bills’ supporters ...

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Md. lawmakers to tackle medical debt proposals

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland lawmakers plan to take a look at how the state’s hospitals determine whether patients can pay and how hospitals collect payment from patients who struggle with their bills. Dels. Robbyn Lewis, D-Baltimore, and Lorig Charkoudian, D-Montgomery, will ...

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