Hospital Uninsured Patient Discount Act
The Hospital Uninsured Patient Discount Act mandates that uninsured patients at certain income levels can receive up to a 100% discount on medically necessary services that were provided at an Illinois hospital. Patients need to provide financial information and may be required to apply for other available public programs if there is reason to believe they would qualify. A maximum amount that can be collected in a 12-month period from an eligible patient is 20% of family annual gross income, subject to a patient not having substantial assets.
The Act was amended in 2021 and additional information can be found here.