Medicare; supplement policies for individuals under age 65. (SB161)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke) with support from co-patron Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Medicare supplement policies for individuals under age 65. Requires insurers issuing Medicare supplement policies in the Commonwealth to offer the opportunity of enrolling in a Medicare supplement policy to any individual under age 65 who resides in the Commonwealth, is enrolled in Medicare Part B, and is eligible for Medicare by reason of disability, not to include individuals with end-stage renal disease. The provisions of the measure are applicable to health plans and health maintenance organizations. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/28/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101651D
12/28/2017Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/12/2018Impact statement from SCC (SB161)
01/15/2018Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor (12-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)