VA HB1097 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 7 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-11 - Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions
Pending: House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Health care services; estimate of cost. Requires every hospital and every practitioner licensed by the Board of Medicine to, upon request and within three days of the receipt of such request, provide an estimate of the cost any procedure, test, or service that may be performed by the hospital or practitioner. Currently, hospitals are required to provide information about the payment amount for which a patient may be responsible to a patient scheduled to receive an elective procedure, test, or service upon request. Health care practitioners licensed by the Board of Medicine are not currently required to provide such estimates.

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Health care services; estimate of cost of any procedure, etc.



2020-02-11HouseLeft in Health, Welfare and Institutions
2020-01-15HouseAssigned HWI sub: Health Professions
2020-01-07HouseReferred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
2020-01-07HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104930D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
321137.05(n/a)See Bill Text
5412973.2(n/a)See Bill Text

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