Legislative Notebook: medical debt

POST REGISTER — Friday was the deadline for non-privileged, in legislative parlance, committees to introduce bills in the House, so there was a flurry of bill introductions late in the week, including some from local lawmakers or relevant to eastern Idaho issues.

[One], which is being sponsored by Assistant Majority Leader Jason Monks, R-Nampa, would set limits on attorney fees in medical debt collection cases and add new requirements for medical providers to notify patients of what they owe within a specified time.

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