Senate overwhelming passes Idaho Patient Act, now heads to governor’s desk to be signed

EAST IDAHO NEWS — The Idaho Patient Act is one step closer to becoming law after the Senate voted to pass the bill 32-1 Monday.

The House passed HB-515 last week and it will head now to Gov. Brad Little’s desk to be signed.

“We’re going to get this racquet stopped. These medical debt collectors are operating a racquet and I’m excited we’re going to get it stopped,” Melaleuca CEO Frank VanderSloot told Monday afternoon. “I’m excited by the fact that it passed overwhelmingly.”

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