Health insurance; coverage for contraceptives. (HB2207)

Introduced By

Del. Eileen Filler-Corn (D-Fairfax Station) with support from co-patrons Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria), and Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Health insurance; coverage for contraceptives. Requires health insurance 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 insurance carriers are required to offer and make available such coverage. The measure prohibits a health insurance 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, 2020. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102101D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/15/2019Assigned C & L sub: Subcommittee #1
01/27/2019Impact statement from SCC (HB2207)
01/31/2019Stricken from docket by Commerce and Labor (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)