§16-5B-9. Hospitals and similar institutions required to supply
patients, upon request, with one specifically
itemized statement of charges assessed to patient,
at no cost to patient.
Any hospital, or other similar institution, required to be
licensed under this article, upon request, shall supply to any
patient who has received services from the hospital, whether on
an inpatient or outpatient basis, one itemized statement which
describes with specificity the exact service or medication for
which a charge is assessed to the patient at the institution, at
no additional cost to the patient. In the event of the death of
any such patient, a relative or guardian may make such request
and shall receive such statement at no additional cost.