Health insurance; balance billing for ancillary services. (HB1584)

Introduced By

Del. Kathy Byron (R-Lynchburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Health insurance; balance billing for ancillary services. Prohibits an out-of-network health care provider from charging a covered person who is insured through a health benefit plan an amount for ancillary services that is greater than the allowed amount the carrier is obligated to pay to the covered person. The measure defines "ancillary services" as screening, diagnostic, or laboratory services provided in connection with or arising out of other health care services that the covered person receives from or at an in-network provider. The measure requires an in-network provider to provide certain notices regarding the provision of ancillary services by an out-of-network provider. The measure has a delayed effective date of January 1, 2019. Read the Bill »


02/08/2018: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/19/2018Presented and ordered printed 18104800D
01/19/2018Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/31/2018Impact statement from SCC (HB1584)
02/08/2018Continued to 2019 in Commerce and Labor