Medicaid; DMAS to include a provision for electronic reimbursement for health care services. (HB3188)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Mandatory electronic payment of Medicaid providers. Requires the Department of Medical Assistance Services to include a provision for the electronic payment of medical assistance in all contracts with service providers. Provides that such electronic payments shall be the only method of payment available pursuant to such contracts. Read the Bill »


03/19/2007: signed by governor


01/19/2007Presented and ordered printed 076563510
01/19/2007Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/25/2007Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2007Committee substitute printed 077652510-H1
01/26/2007Read first time
01/29/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB3188H1)
01/29/2007Read second time
01/29/2007Committee substitute agreed to 077652510-H1
01/29/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB3188H1
01/30/2007Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/30/2007Communicated to Senate
01/31/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/2007Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/09/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/09/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2007Read third time
02/12/2007Reading of amendment waived
02/12/2007Committee amendment agreed to
02/12/2007Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/12/2007Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N)
02/12/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2007Placed on Calendar
02/14/2007Senate amendment agreed to by House (96-Y 0-N)
02/21/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB3188ER)
02/22/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB3188ER)
02/22/2007Signed by Speaker
02/23/2007Signed by President
03/19/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 536 (effective 7/1/07)
03/27/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0536)