Health insurance; mandated coverage for treatment of inborn errors of metabolism. (HB601)

Introduced By

Del. Kathleen Murphy (D-McLean) with support from co-patron Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Health insurance; mandated coverage for treatment of inborn errors of metabolism. Requires health carriers to provide coverage for treatment of inborn errors of metabolism that involve amino acid, carbohydrate, and fat metabolism and for which medically standard methods of diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring exist. Coverage required pursuant to the bill shall include expenses of diagnosing, monitoring and controlling the disorders by nutritional and medical assessment, including clinical visits, biochemical analysis, medical foods, nutritional supplements, and formulas used in the treatment of such disorders. Amends § 38.2-4214, § 38.2-4319, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/11/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16102306D
01/11/2016Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/21/2016Impact statement from SCC (HB601)
01/26/2016Continued to 2017 in Commerce and Labor
12/01/2016Left in Commerce and Labor