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VASB235VetoHealth insurance; association health plans. Provides that for policies of group accident and sickness insurance issued to an association, members of such an association may include (i) a self-employed individual and (ii) an employer member with at le...
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2020-05-21
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
VASB251PassPharmacy benefits managers; licensure and regulation. Provides that no person is authorized to provide pharmacy benefits management services or otherwise act as a pharmacy benefits manager without first obtaining a license from the State Corporation ...
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2020-05-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1288)
VAHB795VetoHealth insurance; association health plans. Provides that for policies of group accident and sickness insurance issued to an association, members of such an association may include (i) a self-employed individual and (ii) an employer member with at le...
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2020-05-21
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
VASB861VetoGroup health benefit plans; bona fide associations; benefits consortium. Provides that certain trusts constitute a benefits consortium and are authorized to sell health benefits plans to members of a sponsoring association that (i) has been formed an...
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2020-05-21
Governor: Vetoed by Governor
VASB34PassDriver privilege cards; penalty. Authorizes the issuance of new driver privilege cards by the Department of Motor Vehicles to an applicant who (i) has reported income from Virginia sources or been claimed as a dependent on an individual tax return fi...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1246)
VASB735PassPeer-to-peer vehicle sharing platforms. Establishes insurance, taxation, recordkeeping, disclosure, and safety recall requirements for peer-to-peer vehicle sharing platforms, defined in the bill. The taxation provisions will become effective on Octob...
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2020-04-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1266)
VASB95PassHealth insurance; essential health benefits; preventive services. Requires a health carrier offering or providing a health benefit plan, including (i) catastrophic health insurance policies and policies that pay on a cost-incurred basis; (ii) associa...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1160)
VASB250PassMedicare supplement policies for certain individuals under age 65. Requires each insurer issuing Medicare supplement policies or certificates in the Commonwealth to offer the opportunity of enrolling in at least one of its issued Medicare supplement ...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1161)
VAHB1049PassProhibited discrimination; sexual orientation and gender identity. Prohibits discrimination in employment, public accommodation, public contracting, apprenticeship programs, housing, banking, and insurance on the basis of sexual orientation or gender...
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2020-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1137)
VASB172PassHealth insurance; payment to out-of-network providers. Provides that when an enrollee receives emergency services from an out-of-network health care provider or receives out-of-network surgical or ancillary services at an in-network facility, the enr...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1081)
VASB404PassHealth insurance; short-term limited-duration medical plans. Prohibits carriers from issuing in the Commonwealth, on or after July 1, 2021, any short-term limited-duration medical plan with a duration that exceeds three months or that can be renewed ...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1077)
VASB423PassHealth insurance; mandated coverage for hearing aids for minors. Requires health insurers, health maintenance organizations, and corporations providing health care coverage subscription contracts to provide coverage for hearing aids and related servi...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1094)
VAHB1037PassHealth insurance; short-term limited-duration medical plans. Prohibits carriers from issuing in the Commonwealth, on or after July 1, 2021, any short-term limited-duration medical plan with a duration that exceeds three months or that can be renewed ...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1076)
VAHB1251PassHealth insurance; payment to out-of-network providers. Provides that when an enrollee receives emergency services from an out-of-network health care provider or receives out-of-network surgical or ancillary services at an in-network facility, the enr...
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2020-04-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1080)
VAHB623PassGender-neutral terms; prohibitions on same-sex marriage and civil unions removed from Code; certain gender-specific crimes; penalty. Replaces the terms "husband" and "wife," as well as related terms, with gender-neutral terms throughout the Code to c...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0900)
VASB567PassDisability insurance; 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 coverage for short-term disabili...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0935)
VASB718PassHealth insurance; interhospital transfer for newborn or mother. Prohibits health insurers from requiring prior authorization for the interhospital transfer of (i) a newborn infant experiencing a life-threatening emergency condition or (ii) the hospit...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0940)
VASB1046PassClinical social workers; patient records; involuntary detention orders. Adds clinical social workers to the list of eligible providers that includes treating physicians and clinical psychologists who can disclose or recommend the withholding of patie...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0945)
VAHB1428PassVirginia Health Benefit Exchange. Creates the Virginia Health Benefit Exchange, which will be established and operated by a new division within the State Corporation Commission (SCC). The Exchange shall facilitate the purchase and sale of qualified h...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0916)
VASB732PassVirginia Health Benefit Exchange. Creates the Virginia Health Benefit Exchange, which will be established and operated by a new division within the State Corporation Commission (SCC). The Exchange shall facilitate the purchase and sale of qualified h...
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2020-04-09
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0917)
VAHB66PassHealth insurance; cost-sharing payments for prescription insulin drugs. Prohibits health insurance companies and other carriers from setting an amount exceeding $50 per 30-day supply that a covered person is required to pay at the point of sale in or...
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2020-04-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0881)
VASB192IntroHealth insurance; physical therapist office visit; cost-sharing requirements. Prohibits health insurers, corporations providing health care coverage subscription contracts, and health maintenance organizations whose policies, contracts, or plans incl...
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2020-04-08
Letter sent to the Health Insurance Reform Commission
VASB1086IntroHealth insurance; coverage for infertility treatment. Requires health insurance policies, subscription contracts, and health care plans, including plans administered by the Department of Medical Assistance Services, to provide coverage for infertilit...
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2020-04-08
Letter sent to the Health Insurance Reform Commission
VASB280PassHealth insurance; mental health parity; required report. Codifies an existing requirement that the State Corporation Commission's Bureau of Insurance make an annual report regarding claims information for mental health and substance use disorder bene...
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0847)
VAHB822PassHealth insurance; credentialing; health care providers. Requires health insurers and other carriers that credential certain health professionals in their provider networks to establish reasonable protocols and procedures for reimbursing such a profes...
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0840)
VAHB1141PassHealth benefit plans; special exception. Eliminates provisions of the Code of Virginia authorizing health carriers to sell, issue, or offer for sale any health benefit plan that would otherwise not be permitted to be sold, issued, or offered for sale...
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0842)
VAHB1429PassHealth insurance; nondiscrimination; gender identity or transgender status. Prohibits a health carrier from denying or limiting coverage or imposing additional cost sharing or other limitations or restrictions on coverage, under a health benefit plan...
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2020-04-07
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0844)
VAHB807PassHealth care services; explanation of benefits. Authorizes the State Corporation Commission to adopt regulations that establish alternative methods of delivery of the explanation of benefits, provided that such alternative method is in compliance with...
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2020-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0715)
VAHB1057PassHealth insurance; clinical nurse specialists. Prohibits health insurers and health service plan providers whose policies or contracts cover services that may be legally performed by a licensed clinical nurse specialist from denying reimbursement beca...
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2020-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0726)
VAHB1332PassStatewide Telehealth Plan. Directs the Board of Health to develop and implement, by January 1, 2021, and thereafter maintain as a component of the State Health Plan a Statewide Telehealth Plan (the Plan) to promote an integrated approach to the intro...
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2020-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0729)
VASB766PassHealth care services; explanation of benefits. Authorizes the State Corporation Commission to adopt regulations that establish alternative methods of delivery of the explanation of benefits, provided that such alternative method is in compliance with...
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2020-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0716)
VAHB1506PassPharmacists; prescribing, dispensing, and administration of controlled substances. Allows a pharmacist to initiate treatment with and dispense and administer certain drugs and devices to persons 18 years of age or older in accordance with a statewide...
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2020-04-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0731)
VAHB1503PassHealth insurance; coverage for autism spectrum disorder. Requires health insurers, corporations providing health care subscription plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum diso...
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2020-04-02
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0613)
VAHB1240PassLegal services plans. Authorizes legal services organizations to provide to the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services any registration information or fees on behalf of their legal services plan sellers. Currently, sellers are requi...
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2020-03-23
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0408)
VASB1031PassHealth insurance; coverage for autism spectrum disorder. Requires health insurers, corporations providing health care subscription plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum diso...
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2020-03-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0305)
VASB165PassLife and annuities agents; report on examination passage rate. Eliminates the requirement that the State Corporation Commission provide an annual report to the General Assembly on the licensure exam passage rate of candidates for licensure as a life ...
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2020-03-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0223)
VAHB154PassReinsurance credits. Conforms Virginia's law regarding credits to insurers for reinsurance ceded to approved assuming insurers to the provisions of the Credit for Reinsurance Model Law of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. The bill ...
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2020-03-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0208)
VASB164PassAccident airtrip insurance; vending machine sales. Repeals the authorization for insurers to issue policies of accident airtrip insurance by means of mechanical vending machines in public airports.
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2020-03-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0222)
VASB233PassInsurance licensing and registration renewal. Makes changes related to renewal of insurance agents' licensure and registration. In 2019, legislation was enacted that becomes effective January 1, 2021, to change the licensing and registration renewal ...
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2020-03-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0225)
VAHB840PassHealth insurance; formula and enteral nutrition products. Requires health insurers, health care subscription plans, and health maintenance organizations whose policy, contract, or plan includes coverage for medicines to classify medically necessary f...
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2020-03-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0214)
VAHB951PassMutual assessment property and casualty insurers; notice by electronic delivery. Authorizes a mutual assessment property and casualty insurer to provide notice of assessment by electronic delivery. Under current law, such notice may only be provided ...
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2020-03-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0216)
VAHB1273PassOrgan, eye, or tissue transplantation; discrimination prohibited. Provides that an individual who is a candidate to receive an anatomical gift for organ, eye, or tissue transplantation and who is otherwise eligible to receive such gift shall not be d...
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2020-03-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0217)
VAHB1290PassPharmacy benefits managers; licensure and regulation. Provides that no person is authorized to provide pharmacy benefits management services or otherwise act as a pharmacy benefits manager without first obtaining a license from the State Corporation ...
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2020-03-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0219)
VASB846PassOrgan, eye, or tissue transplantation; discrimination prohibited. Provides that an individual who is a candidate to receive an anatomical gift for organ, eye, or tissue transplantation and who is otherwise eligible to receive such gift shall not be d...
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2020-03-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0218)
VAHB1334PassInsurance data security; required programs and notifications. Establishes standards for insurance data security and for the investigation of a cybersecurity event and the notification to the Commissioner of Insurance and affected consumers of a cyber...
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2020-03-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0264)
VASB605PassHealth insurance; formula and enteral nutrition products. Requires health insurers, health care subscription plans, and health maintenance organizations whose policy, contract, or plan includes coverage for medicines to classify medically necessary f...
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2020-03-10
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0215)
VASB216EngrossHealth insurance; catastrophic health plans. Authorizes health carriers to offer catastrophic plans on the individual market and to offer such plans to all individuals. The measure provides that a catastrophic plan is deemed to provide an essential h...
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2020-03-03
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VASB1047EngrossHealth insurance; narrow network plans. Prohibits a health carrier from offering more than one narrow network plan, as defined in the bill, in a geographic region if any two narrow network plans offered by the health carrier would have the two lowest...
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2020-03-03
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
VASB1026EngrossPharmacists; initiating treatment, dispensing, and administering of controlled substances. Includes in the practice of pharmacy initiating treatment, dispensing, and administering of certain drugs and devices by a pharmacist, provided that such pharm...
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2020-02-25
Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions (12-Y 10-N)
VASB382EngrossHealth 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 prosthe...
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2020-02-20
To House Labor and Commerce Committee
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