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Imposition of Charges: Not Just an Imposition, It’s the Law!

October 2, 2018


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Imposition of charges is a term used to describe all activities, policies, and procedures related to assessing RWHAP patient charges as outlined in the RWHAP legislation. This complex statutory requirement can be challenging to implement appropriately.

Webinar Recording

UPDATE:  Following the webinar, the first bullet on slide 27 was revised and a second bullet was added to clarify the use of schedule of charges for uninsured and insured patients.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Summarize statutory and programmatic requirements related to imposition of charges.
  • Review the distinctions between schedule of charges, nominal fee, flat rate, and sliding fee scale.
  • Apply statutory and programmatic requirements to common recipient organizational scenarios.
  • Identify resources to assist HRSA HAB recipients and subrecipients with implementation of this statutory requirement.
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