Texas Bill To Address Unconscionable ER Prices Fails To Pass


TEXAS HOUSE BILL 3867 – AN ACT relating to unconscionable prices charged by certain health care facilities for medical care.

For purposes of Section 17.46(a), the term “false, misleading, or deceptive acts or practices” includes an emergency facility taking advantage of an individual’s medical condition by:

(1)  providing emergency care at an unconscionable price; or

(2)  demanding or charging an unconscionable price for or in connection with emergency care or other care at the facility.

HB 3867