WV HB2301 | 2017 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 22 2017 - 50% progression
Action: 2017-02-23 - To Health and Human Resources
Pending: Senate Health and Human Resources Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


The purpose of this bill is to permit individuals to enter into agreements, for direct primary care with an individual or other legal entity authorized to provide primary care services, outside of an insurance plan or outside of the Medicaid or Medicare program and pay for the care. The bill provides that a direct primary care membership agreement is not considered insurance and that a direct primary care provider is not required to obtain certain credentials or licensing. The bill prohibits the billing of third party providers for direct primary care services. It details requirements for a direct primary care membership agreement. The bill permits rule-making authority by the West Virginia Board of Medicine; the West Virginia Board of Osteopathic Medicine and the West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses to effectuate the provisions of this new article. And the bill authorizes civil penalties in the form of sanctions by the respective boards for violations that constitute unprofessional conduct.

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Relating to direct primary care


Roll Calls

2017-02-22 - Passed House (Roll No. 9) (Y: 100 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2017-02-23SenateTo Health and Human Resources
2017-02-23SenateTo Health and Human Resources
2017-02-23SenateIntroduced in Senate
2017-02-23SenateHouse Message received
2017-02-22HouseCommunicated to Senate
2017-02-22HousePassed House (Roll No. 9)
2017-02-22HouseRead 3rd time
2017-02-22HouseOn 3rd reading, House Calendar
2017-02-21HouseAmendment adopted (Voice vote)
2017-02-21HouseAmendment adopted (Voice vote)
2017-02-21HouseRead 2nd time
2017-02-21HouseOn 2nd reading, House Calendar
2017-02-20HouseRead 1st time
2017-02-20HouseOn 1st reading, House Calendar
2017-02-17HouseBy substitute, do pass
2017-02-13HouseTo House Judiciary
2017-02-13HouseDo pass, but first to Judiciary
2017-02-09HouseTo House Health and Human Resources
2017-02-09HouseIntroduced in House
2017-02-09HouseTo Health and Human Resources then Judiciary
2017-02-09HouseFiled for introduction


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
162J1Repealed CodeCitation Text
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162J5Repealed CodeCitation Text
162J6Repealed CodeCitation Text
162J7Repealed CodeCitation Text
162J8Repealed CodeCitation Text
162J9Repealed CodeCitation Text
303F1New CodeSee Bill Text
303F2New CodeSee Bill Text
303F3New CodeSee Bill Text
303F4New CodeSee Bill Text
303F5New CodeSee Bill Text

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