VA SB1167 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 3 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-01-17 - Reported from Education and Health with amendments (15-Y 0-N)
Hearing: Jan 17 @ 8:00 am in Senate Room A, Pocahontas Bldg.
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Medicaid recipients; treatment involving opioids or opioid replacements; payment. Prohibits health care providers licensed by the Board of Medicine from requesting or requiring a patient who is a recipient of medical assistance services pursuant to the state plan for medical assistance to whom health care services involving (i) the prescription of an opioid for the management of pain or (ii) the prescription of buprenorphine-containing products, methadone, or other opioid replacements approved for the treatment of opioid addiction by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for medication-assisted treatment of opioid addiction are provided to pay costs associated with the provision of such service out-of-pocket, unless such provider has received (a) a rejection of prior authorization, (b) a rejection of a submitted claim, or (c) a written denial of reimbursement for such service from the Department of Medical Assistance Services.

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Medicaid recipients; treatment involving opioids or opioid replacements, payment.


Roll Calls

2019-01-17 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Education and Health with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (Y: 15 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-01-17SenateReported from Education and Health with amendments (15-Y 0-N)
2019-01-11SenateAssigned Education sub: Health Professions
2019-01-03SenateReferred to Committee on Education and Health
2019-01-03SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102202D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
5412910.3:1(n/a)See Bill Text

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