Hospital Financial Assistance

Regulation under the Fair Patient Billing Act was published in the Illinois Register on Aug. 2, 2013, starting on page 12536. The regulation outlines the standards for a hospital financial assistance application form, the requirements of a hospital’s presumptive eligibility for financial assistance and outlines specific information that must be reported annually to the Office of Attorney General related to financial assistance applications received and processed. Updated requirements related to information on the financial assistance application form and statistics that need to be reported were included in Public Act 102-0581.  See IHA summary here.