VA HB188 | 2021 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Over of previous HB188


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)
Status: Introduced on December 26 2019 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2020-12-04 - Left in Health, Welfare and Institutions
Pending: House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Health care services; payment estimates. Requires hospitals and practitioners licensed by the Board of Medicine to provide a patient or the representative of a patient scheduled to receive a nonemergency procedure, test, or service to be performed by the hospital or practitioner with an estimate of the payment amount for which the patient will be responsible no later than one week after the scheduling of such procedure, test, or service. Currently, only hospitals are required to provide such estimate, and such estimate is required only (i) for elective procedures, tests, or services; (ii) within three days of the procedure, test, or service; and (iii) upon request of the patient or his representative.

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Health care services; payment estimates.



2020-12-04HouseLeft in Health, Welfare and Institutions
2020-02-04HouseContinued to 2021 in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
2020-01-29HouseSubcommittee recommends continuing to 2021 by voice vote
2020-01-22HouseAssigned HWI sub: Health Professions
2019-12-26HouseReferred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
2019-12-26HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100999D

Same As/Similar To

HB188 (Carry Over) 2020-02-04 - Continued to 2021 in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote

Code Citations

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

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