Health care provider panels; vertically integrated carriers, public hospitals. (SB860)

Introduced By

Sen. Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth) with support from co-patron Sen. Mamie Locke (D-Hampton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Health care provider panels; vertically integrated carriers; public hospitals. Requires any vertically integrated carrier, which is a health insurer or other carrier that owns an interest in an acute care hospital facility, to offer to every public hospital the ability to participate in the provider panels or networks established for each of the carrier's policies, products, and plans. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/17/2018Presented and ordered printed 18104204D
01/17/2018Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/28/2018Impact statement from SCC (SB860)
02/05/2018Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (10-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2018Committee substitute printed 18106595D-S1
02/07/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2018Read second time
02/08/2018Reading of substitute waived
02/08/2018Committee substitute agreed to 18106595D-S1
02/08/2018Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB860S1
02/09/2018Passed by for the day
02/12/2018Passed by temporarily
02/12/2018Motion to pass by for the day rejected
02/12/2018Read third time and passed Senate (20-Y 17-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/12/2018Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/12/2018Passed Senate (21-Y 18-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/14/2018Impact statement from SCC (SB860S1)
02/15/2018Placed on Calendar
02/15/2018Read first time
02/15/2018Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/15/2018Assigned C & L sub: Subcommittee #2
02/20/2018Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (7-Y 0-N)
03/06/2018Left in Commerce and Labor