Bill Text: VA SB362 | 2021 | Regular Session | Prefiled


Bill Title: Hyperbaric oxygen therapy; data collection.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Engrossed) 2020-02-27 - Continued to 2021 in General Laws by voice vote [SB362 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2021-SB362-Prefiled.html
20101950D
SENATE BILL NO. 362
Offered January 8, 2020
Prefiled January 6, 2020
A BILL to allow the Department of Veterans Services to contract with any hospital in the Commonwealth that furnishes the treatment option of hyperbaric oxygen therapy to provide hyperbaric oxygen therapy to any veteran who has been certified by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs or any branch of the United States Armed Forces as having post-traumatic stress disorder or traumatic brain injury.
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Patrons-- Dunnavant, Boysko, Cosgrove and Mason
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Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
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Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. §1. That the Department of Veterans Services may contract with any hospital in the Commonwealth that furnishes the treatment option of hyperbaric oxygen therapy to provide hyperbaric oxygen therapy to any veteran in the Commonwealth who has been certified by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs or any branch of the United States Armed Forces as having post-traumatic stress disorder or traumatic brain injury. The Department of Veterans Services shall include in any contract with such hospital to provide hyperbaric oxygen therapy the requirement that data be collected to assess the efficacy of hyperbaric oxygen therapy for such veterans and any other information deemed relevant by the Department of Veterans Services.

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