Health insurance; coverage for contraceptives. (HB1481)

Introduced By

Del. Eileen Filler-Corn (D-Fairfax Station)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Health insurance; coverage for contraceptives. Requires health carriers to provide coverage, under any health insurance policy, contract, or plan that includes coverage for prescription drugs on an outpatient basis, for any prescribed contraceptive drug, contraceptive device, or contraceptive procedure. Currently, health carriers are required to offer and make available such coverage. The measure prohibits a health carrier from imposing any copayment, coinsurance payment, or fee upon any person receiving contraceptive benefits pursuant to the provisions of the measure. The measure applies to health insurance contracts, policies, or plans delivered, issued for delivery, or renewed on and after January 1, 2019. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/18/2018Presented and ordered printed 18104777D
01/18/2018Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/23/2018Assigned C & L sub: Subcommittee #1
01/24/2018Impact statement from SCC (HB1481)
01/25/2018Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (3-Y 5-N)
02/13/2018Left in Commerce and Labor