Chapter 111 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 228 the following section:-
Section 228A. (a) No health care provider shall charge a patient for non-medical expenses related to prevention of disease, including but not limited to: (1) personal protective equipment worn by a health care provider during a medical procedure or in-person visit and (2) increased cleaning and sterilization costs.
(b) The department shall promulgate regulations to implement this section.
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