Health insurance; coverage for prosthetic devices. (HB1478)

Introduced By

Del. Danica Roem (D-Manassas Park) with support from co-patrons Del. Paul Krizek (D-Alexandria), Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington), and Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Health insurance; coverage for prosthetic devices. Includes myoelectric, biomechanical, and microprocessor-controlled prosthetic devices within the scope of "medically necessary prosthetic devices." Health insurance policies, contracts, and plans are required to offer and make available coverage for medically necessary prosthetic devices. The inclusion of these types of prosthetic devices applies to policies, contracts, and plans issued on and after January 1, 2019. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/17/2018Presented and ordered printed 18105087D
01/17/2018Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/30/2018Assigned C & L sub: Subcommittee #1
01/31/2018Impact statement from SCC (HB1478)
02/01/2018Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (3-Y 5-N)
02/13/2018Left in Commerce and Labor