VA SB1010 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on July 24 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-01-31 - Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor with letter (9-Y 6-N)
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]

Summary

Health insurance; coverage for Lyme disease therapy. Requires health insurers, corporations providing health care coverage subscription contracts, and health maintenance organizations, whose policy, contract, or plan includes coverage for prescription drugs, to provide coverage for long-term antibiotic therapy for a patient with Lyme disease when determined to be medically necessary and ordered by a licensed physician after making a thorough evaluation of the patient's symptoms, diagnostic test results, or response to treatment. The measure applies to policies, contracts, and plans delivered, issued for delivery, or renewed on or after January 1, 2020.

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Title

Health insurance; coverage for Lyme disease therapy.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2019-01-31 - Senate - Senate: Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor with letter (9-Y 6-N) (Y: 9 N: 6 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2019-01-31SenatePassed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor with letter (9-Y 6-N)
2018-07-24SenateReferred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
2018-07-24SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100146D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
3823418.18(n/a)See Bill Text
3824319(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources


Bill Comments

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