Health maintenance organizations; removes certain limitations on deductibles. (HB397)

Introduced By

Del. Phil Hamilton (R-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Health maintenance organizations; deductibles. Removes certain limitations on the deductibles that a health maintenance organization may require enrollees to pay. The deleted limitations cap the annual deductibles to the maximum permitted for medical savings account plans under federal rules or, if the federal program for these plans is terminated, the maximum deductible for the last year in which the federal program was in effect plus $50. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/04/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 084555528
01/04/2008Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/14/2008Assigned C & L sub: 2
01/18/2008Impact statement from SCC (HB397)
01/31/2008Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendments (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2008Read first time
02/05/2008Read second time
02/05/2008Committee amendments agreed to
02/05/2008Engrossed by House as amended HB397E
02/05/2008Printed as engrossed 084555528-E
02/06/2008Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/06/2008Impact statement from SCC (HB397E)
02/06/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2008Communicated to Senate
02/07/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2008Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/18/2008Reported from Commerce and Labor (14-Y 1-N)
02/20/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/2008Read third time
02/21/2008Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/25/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB397ER)
02/25/2008Signed by Speaker
02/26/2008Signed by President
02/27/2008Impact statement from SCC (HB397ER)
03/03/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 213 (effective 7/1/08)
03/03/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 214 (effective 7/1/08)
03/06/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0214)