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VAHB891VetoNoncitizens of the United States; terminology. Removes the term "alien" as it pertains to persons who are not citizens or nationals of the United States and replaces it with synonymous language, as appropriate, throughout the Code of Virginia. Nonci...
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2022-05-27
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
VAHB1323PassPharmacists and pharmacy technicians; initiation of treatment with and dispensing and administration of vaccines. Allows pharmacists and pharmacy technicians acting under the supervision of a pharmacist to initiate treatment with and dispense and adm...
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2022-05-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0791)
VAHB675VetoHealth insurance; tobacco surcharge. Eliminates the authority of a health carrier to vary its premium rates based on tobacco use. Under current law, a health carrier may charge premium rates up to 1.5 times higher for a tobacco user than for a nonuse...
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2022-04-28
VOTE: (48-Y 52-N)
VASB271VetoLiving organ donors; discrimination prohibited. Prohibits any person from refusing to insure, refusing to continue to insure, or limiting the amount or extent of life insurance, disability insurance, or long-term care insurance coverage available to ...
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2022-04-27
Senate sustained Governor's veto
VASB422VetoHealth insurance; tobacco surcharge. Eliminates the authority of a health carrier to vary its premium rates based on tobacco use. Under current law, a health carrier may charge premium rates up to 1.5 times higher for a tobacco user than for a nonuse...
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2022-04-27
Senate sustained Governor's veto
VASB311VetoReal property; duty to disclose ownership interest and lis pendens. Provides that a real estate licensee has an affirmative duty, upon having substantive discussions about specific real property, to disclose in writing to the purchaser, seller, lesso...
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2022-04-27
Senate sustained Governor's veto
VAHB45PassHealth carriers; licensed athletic trainers. Requires health insurers and health service plan providers whose policies or contracts cover services that may be legally performed by a licensed athletic trainer to provide equal coverage for such service...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0440)
VAHB242PassPractice of licensed professional counselors. Adds licensed professional counselors to the list of eligible providers who can disclose or recommend the withholding of patient records, face a malpractice review panel, and provide recommendations on in...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0509)
VASB195PassGroup health benefit plans; bona fide associations; formation of benefits consortium. Provides that certain trusts constitute a benefits consortium and are authorized to sell health benefit plans to members of a sponsoring association that (i) has be...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0405)
VAHB421PassLiving organ donors; discrimination prohibited. Prohibits any person from refusing to insure, refusing to continue to insure, or limiting the amount or extent of life insurance, disability insurance, or long-term care insurance coverage available to ...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0649)
VAHB281PassReal property; duty to disclose ownership interest and lis pendens. Provides that a real estate licensee has an affirmative duty, upon having substantive discussions about specific real property, to disclose in writing to the purchaser, seller, lesso...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0610)
VAHB606PassFire insurance; appraisers and umpires; citizenship requirements. Removes a requirement that appraisers and umpires who make appraisals for loss or damage to property under the provisions of a fire insurance policy are citizens and residents of the C...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0666)
VAHB431PassQualified health plans; state-mandated health benefits. Authorizes a qualified health plan offered on the Virginia Health Benefit Exchange to provide state-mandated health benefits that are not provided in the essential health benefits package. Under...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0560)
VAHB773PassHealth insurance; provider credentialing; receipt of application. Requires the protocols and procedures for the reimbursement of new provider applicants that are established by a carrier that credentials providers in its network to require that the c...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0471)
VASB335PassHealth insurance; association health plan for real estate salespersons. Provides that a licensed insurer may issue a policy of group accident and sickness insurance to an association of real estate salespersons (association), which association shall ...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0350)
VAHB925PassHealth insurance; coverage for prosthetic devices. Requires health insurers, corporations providing health care coverage subscription contracts, health maintenance organizations, and the Commonwealth's Medicaid program to provide coverage for medical...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0598)
VASB405PassHealth insurance; coverage for prosthetic devices. Requires health insurers, corporations providing health care coverage subscription contracts, health maintenance organizations, and the Commonwealth's Medicaid program to provide coverage for medical...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0599)
VASB337PassAccident and sickness insurance; minimum standards. Authorizes the State Corporation Commission to issue rules and regulations related to accident and sickness insurance minimum standards and excepted benefits and provides that the purpose of such ru...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0531)
VASB338PassCommonwealth Health Reinsurance Program; federal risk adjustment program. Eliminates the requirement that the State Corporation Commission consider transfers made under the federal risk adjustment program to eliminate double reimbursement for high-co...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0547)
VAHB842PassCommonwealth Health Reinsurance Program; federal risk adjustment program. Eliminates the requirement that the State Corporation Commission consider transfers made under the federal risk adjustment program to eliminate double reimbursement for high-co...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0548)
VASB383PassCredit life insurance and credit accident and sickness insurance; adjustment of rates; requirement for hearing. Removes the requirement that the State Corporation Commission conduct a hearing prior to determining the actual loss ratio for each form o...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0412)
VASB427PassHealth insurance; provider credentialing; receipt of application. Requires the protocols and procedures for the reimbursement of new provider applicants that are established by a carrier that credentials providers in its network to require that the c...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0472)
VASB449PassQualified health plans; state-mandated health benefits. Authorizes a qualified health plan offered on the Virginia Health Benefit Exchange to provide state-mandated health benefits that are not provided in the essential health benefits package. Under...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0556)
VAHB912PassBureau of Insurance; provider contracts; continuity of care. Directs the Bureau of Insurance of the State Corporation Commission to convene a work group to determine options for ensuring continuity of care covered by insurance for a reasonable amount...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0353)
VASB525PassHealth carriers; licensed athletic trainers. Requires health insurers and health service plan providers whose policies or contracts cover services that may be legally performed by a licensed athletic trainer to provide equal coverage for such service...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0441)
VAHB768PassHealth insurance; association health plan for real estate salespersons. Provides that a licensed insurer may issue a policy of group accident and sickness insurance to an association of real estate salespersons (association), which association shall ...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0349)
VAHB884PassGroup health benefit plans; bona fide associations; formation of benefits consortium. Provides that certain trusts constitute a benefits consortium and are authorized to sell health benefit plans to members of a sponsoring association that (i) has be...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0404)
VASB434PassHealth insurance; coverage for mental health and substance use disorders; report. Requires the State Corporation Commission's Bureau of Insurance, in its report regarding denied claims, complaints, appeals, and network adequacy involving mental healt...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0544)
VAHB1162PassHealth insurance; discrimination prohibited against covered entities and contract pharmacies. Prohibits carriers and pharmacy benefits managers from discriminating in the requirements, exclusions, terms, or other conditions imposed on a covered entit...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0319)
VASB754PassMotor vehicle insurance; underinsured motor vehicle. Requires any motor vehicle liability insurance policy issued, delivered, or renewed in the Commonwealth after July 1, 2023, to include a specific statement regarding the insurer requirements to pro...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0308)
VAHB312PassVirginia Health Benefit Exchange; marketing. Requires the Virginia Health Benefit Exchange to prepare an annual marketing plan that includes consumer outreach, licensed health insurance agents, and navigator programs. As introduced, this bill was a r...
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2022-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0250)
VAHB360PassHealth insurance; carrier disclosure of certain information. Requires each health insurance carrier, beginning July 1, 2025, to establish and maintain an online process that (i) links directly to e-prescribing systems and electronic health record sys...
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2022-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0284)
VASB359PassPharmacy benefits managers; frequency of required report. Changes the frequency of which a carrier or its pharmacy benefits manager is required to report certain information to the Commissioner of Insurance. The bill provides that the report is to be...
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2022-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0283)
VASB469PassVirginia Health Benefit Exchange; marketing. Requires the Virginia Health Benefit Exchange to prepare an annual marketing plan that includes consumer outreach, licensed health insurance agents, and navigator programs. As introduced, this bill was a r...
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2022-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0251)
VASB428PassHealth insurance; carrier disclosure of certain information. Requires each health insurance carrier, beginning July 1, 2025, to establish and maintain an online process that (i) links directly to e-prescribing systems and electronic health record sys...
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2022-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0285)
VASB15PassPrivate family leave insurance. Establishes family leave insurance as a class of insurance. The bill defines "family leave insurance" as an insurance policy issued to an employer related to a benefit program provided to an employee to pay for the emp...
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2022-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0131)
VAHB44PassStandard nonforfeiture provisions for life insurance; minimum nonforfeiture amounts; interest rates. Decreases the minimum nonforfeiture amount interest rate from one percent to 0.15 percent.
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2022-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0176)
VAHB62PassInsurance; obsolete provisions and notice. Removes an exception to the regulation of insurance rates by the State Corporation Commission relating to certain automobile bodily injury and property damage liability insurance policies. The bill removes p...
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2022-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0180)
VAHB146PassInsurance; examinations; provider complaints. Provides that any person may submit a complaint of noncompliance by an insurer with any insurance law, regulation, or order of the State Corporation Commission on behalf of a health care provider. The bil...
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2022-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0164)
VASB194PassInsurance; public adjusters; standards of conduct. Prohibits a public adjuster from engaging in any activity that may reasonably be construed as a conflict of interest, including soliciting or accepting any remuneration of any kind or nature, directl...
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2022-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0188)
VAHB1081PassHealth insurance; calculation of enrollee's contribution; high deductible health plan. Provides that if the application of the requirement that a carrier, when calculating an enrollee's overall contribution to any out-of-pocket maximum or any cost-sh...
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2022-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0134)
VASB433PassHealth insurance; calculation of enrollee's contribution; high deductible health plan. Provides that if the application of the requirement that a carrier, when calculating an enrollee's overall contribution to any out-of-pocket maximum or any cost-sh...
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2022-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0133)
VAHB1156PassPrivate family leave insurance. Establishes family leave insurance as a class of insurance. The bill defines "family leave insurance" as an insurance policy issued to an employer related to a benefit program provided to an employee to pay for the emp...
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2022-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0132)
VAHB82PassInsurance holding company systems; group capital calculation and liquidity stress test. Requires that certain insurers that are members of an insurance holding company system file a group capital calculation in accordance with the National Associatio...
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2022-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0113)
VAHB225PassHealth insurance; definition of autism spectrum disorder. Provides that for the purposes of required health insurance coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder, "autism spectrum disorder" means any pervasive developmental d...
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2022-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0101)
VASB321PassHealth insurance; definition of autism spectrum disorder. Provides that for the purposes of required health insurance coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder, "autism spectrum disorder" means any pervasive developmental d...
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2022-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0102)
VASB42Engross

Sine Die
Health insurance wellness programs; COVID-19 vaccine. Provides that a wellness program provided by a health carrier is provided at the employer's discretion and may include a program that provides a reward or assesses a surcharge to encourage individ...
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2022-03-08
To House Commerce and Energy Committee
VASB407Engross

Sine Die
Disability insurance; disability arising out of childbirth. Requires each insurer proposing to issue individual or group accident and sickness insurance policies providing short-term disability income protection coverage whose policies provide covera...
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2022-03-08
To House Commerce and Energy Committee
VASB344Engross

Sine Die
Health insurance; coverage for donated human breast milk. Requires health insurers, corporations providing health care coverage subscription contracts, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for expenses incurred in the provision of...
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2022-03-03
Tabled in Commerce and Energy (12-Y 10-N)
VAHB169Intro

Sine Die
Property insurance; invoices. Requires any invoice sent pursuant to an insurance contract on property or on any interest therein or arising therefrom to list the address of the insured property or property interest.
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2022-02-15
To House Commerce and Energy Committee
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