Governor’s Executive Budget: 2024-25 budget dedicates $4 million for medical debt relief for low-income Pennsylvanians and calls for health care providers to implement transparent practices to limit medical debt from being incurred in the first place.

HB 78

Short Description: Est a debt relief program

Status: Bill passes House 6/27/23.

SM 40369

Short Description: prohibits non-profit hospital from “aggressive collections actions” which could include debt sales. 

Status: Circulating in co-sponsor request, not yet filed. Checking for local counsel.

HB 1300

Short Description: Large compilation bill – includes establishing Medical Debt Relief Program.

Status: Amended, passed House Committee. Needs Senate concurrence on amendments.

SB 1060

Short Description: Budget bill including $4M for med debt relief.

Status: In committee.

HB 2324

Short Description: Budget bill including $4M for med debt relief.

Status: Introduced 4/10/24.