Physicians; division of fees. (HB239)

Introduced By

Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Division of fees among physicians. Clarifies rules prohibiting division of fees among physicians licensed to practice medicine or osteopathy in the Commonwealth and provides that rules prohibiting division of fees among physicians shall not prohibit (i) members of a group practice of physicians licensed to practice medicine or osteopathy from making any division of their total fees among themselves as they may determine; (ii) arrangements permitted under the Practitioner Self-Referral Act ( 54.1-2410 et seq.); or (iii) certain payments, business arrangements, or payment practices that would be permitted in accordance with 42 U.S.C. 1320a-7b(b)(3). Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/29/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16100438D
12/29/2015Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/11/2016Impact statement from VDH (HB239)
01/21/2016Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2016Read first time
01/26/2016Read second time and engrossed
01/27/2016Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/27/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
01/28/2016Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/18/2016Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2016Read third time
02/22/2016Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB239ER)
02/24/2016Impact statement from VDH (HB239ER)
02/24/2016Signed by Speaker
02/25/2016Signed by President
02/25/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/25/16
02/25/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 3, 2016
03/01/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 76 (effective 7/1/16)
03/01/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0076)