Senate Bill 425
- The facility is an Emergency Room.
- The facility charges rates comparable to a hospital emergency department, including a possible facility fee.
- The Physician may bill separately from the facility.
- The facility and facility-based physicians may not be a participating provide in a individual’s health plan network.
You deserve easy access to information in order to make the best choice for yourself and your families.
The Senate Bill 425 is designed to protect Texas consumers from the often unknown expenses associated with seeking care at freestanding Emergency Rooms. The bill requires emergency care facilities to be forthcoming regarding the fees, prices and other charges patients might incur at freestanding emergency rooms.