VA HB5046 | 2020 | 1st Special Session

Status

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 31-10)
Status: Engrossed on August 27 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-09-29 - Passed by for the day
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]

Summary

Telemedicine services; originating site. Directs the Board of Medical Assistance Services to amend the state plan for medical assistance services to provide for payment of medical assistance for medically necessary health care services provided through telemedicine services, regardless of the originating site or whether the patient is accompanied by a health care provider at the time such services are provided. "Originating site" is defined in the bill as any location where the patient is located, including any medical care facility or office of a health care provider, the home of the patient, the patient's place of employment, or any public or private primary or secondary school or postsecondary institution of higher education at which the person to whom services are provided is located. The bill also requires each (i) insurer proposing to issue individual or group accident and sickness insurance policies providing hospital, medical and surgical, or major medical coverage on an expense-incurred basis; (ii) corporation providing individual or group accident and sickness subscription contracts; and (iii) health maintenance organization providing a health care plan for health care services to provide coverage for telemedicine services regardless of the originating site and whether the patient is accompanied by a health care provider at the time such services are provided.

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Title

Telemedicine services; originating site.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2020-09-25 - Senate - Senate: Passed Senate with amendments (36-Y 0-N) (Y: 36 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-09-25 - Senate - Senate: Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (36-Y 0-N) (Y: 36 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-09-25 - Senate - Senate: Passed Senate with amendments (35-Y 0-N) (Y: 35 N: 0 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-09-24 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (35-Y 0-N) (Y: 35 N: 0 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-09-22 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Education and Health with amendments (14-Y 0-N) (Y: 14 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-08-28 - House - House: VOTE: Block Vote Passage (96-Y 0-N) (Y: 96 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-08-25 - House - House: Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (Y: 22 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-09-29HousePassed by for the day
2020-09-25SenatePassed Senate with amendments (36-Y 0-N)
2020-09-25SenateReconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (36-Y 0-N)
2020-09-25SenatePassed Senate with amendments (35-Y 0-N)
2020-09-25SenateEngrossed by Senate as amended
2020-09-25SenateCommittee amendments agreed to
2020-09-25SenateReading of amendments waived
2020-09-25SenateRead third time
2020-09-24SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (35-Y 0-N)
2020-09-22SenateReported from Education and Health with amendments (14-Y 0-N)
2020-09-02SenateReferred to Committee on Education and Health
2020-09-02SenateRead first time
2020-08-28HouseVOTE: Block Vote Passage (96-Y 0-N)
2020-08-28HouseRead third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
2020-08-27HouseEngrossed bill reprinted 20200691D-E
2020-08-27HousePrinted as engrossed 20200691D-E
2020-08-27HouseEngrossed by House as amended HB5046E
2020-08-27HouseCommittee amendments agreed to
2020-08-27HouseRead second time
2020-08-26HouseRead first time
2020-08-25HouseReported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendments (22-Y 0-N)
2020-08-17HouseReferred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
2020-08-17HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 08/18/20 20200691D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
321325(n/a)See Bill Text
3823418.16(n/a)See Bill Text
3824319(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources


Bill Comments

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