Hospitals; advance disclosure of charge for elective procedure, test, or service. (HB905)

Introduced By

Del. David Yancey (R-Newport News) with support from co-patron Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Advance disclosure of allowed amount or charge for procedure. Requires every hospital to disclose, prior to admitting a patient whose health plan includes a deductible, copayment, or coinsurance requirement for health care service of $1,000 or more for a nonemergency, elective procedure and upon request of the patient or his legally authorized representative, the amount of payment for the procedure for which the patient may be responsible after any reimbursement or payment made by the patient's health insurance provider. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16103718D
01/12/2016Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/20/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee #1
01/20/2016Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #1
01/21/2016Impact statement from VDH (HB905)
02/02/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (11-Y 0-N)
02/09/2016Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2016Committee substitute printed 16105023D-H1
02/10/2016Impact statement from VDH (HB905H1)
02/10/2016Read first time
02/11/2016Read second time
02/11/2016Committee substitute agreed to 16105023D-H1
02/11/2016Amendments by Delegate Yancey agreed to
02/11/2016Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendments HB905EH1
02/11/2016Printed as engrossed 16105023D-EH1
02/12/2016Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE(99-Y 0-N)
02/12/2016Impact statement from VDH (HB905EH1)
02/12/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/15/2016Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/22/2016Assigned Education sub: Health
02/25/2016Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2016Read third time
02/29/2016Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2016Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB905ER)
03/02/2016Impact statement from VDH (HB905ER)
03/02/2016Signed by Speaker
03/05/2016Signed by President
03/07/2016Signed by President
03/07/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, April 11, 2016
03/07/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/7/2016
03/07/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016
03/11/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 448 (effective 7/1/16)
03/11/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0448)
03/11/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text reprinted (CHAP0448)