Health care shared savings; incentive programs. (HB2639)

Introduced By

Del. Kathy Byron (R-Lynchburg) with support from co-patron Del. David Toscano (D-Charlottesville)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Health care shared savings; incentive programs. Requires health carriers to establish a comparable health care service incentive program under which savings are shared with a covered person who elects to receive a covered comparable health care service from a lower-cost provider. Incentive payments are not required for savings of $25 or less. The measure requires health carriers to comply with transparency requirements beginning with health benefit plans offered or renewed on or after July 1, 2020. Programs are required to be approved by the Commissioner of Insurance. This bill is identical to SB 1611. Amends § 38.2-4214, § 38.2-4319, § 54.1-2910.01, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

02/14/2019: Passed the Senate

History

DateAction
01/10/2019Committee
01/10/2019Presented and ordered printed 19103480D
01/10/2019Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/15/2019Assigned C & L sub: Subcommittee #1
01/17/2019Impact statement from SCC (HB2639)
01/17/2019House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/17/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
01/22/2019Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2019Committee substitute printed 19105004D-H1
01/24/2019Read first time
01/25/2019Read second time
01/25/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19105004D-H1
01/25/2019Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2639H1
01/28/2019Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/28/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
01/29/2019Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/10/2019Impact statement from SCC (HB2639H1)
02/11/2019Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2019Passed Senate with amendments
02/14/2019Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2019Read third time
02/14/2019Reading of amendments waived
02/14/2019Committee amendments agreed to
02/14/2019Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/14/2019Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Placed on Calendar
02/18/2019Senate amendments agreed to by House (97-Y 1-N)
02/18/2019VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2019Enrolled
02/21/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2639ER)
02/21/2019Signed by Speaker
02/21/2019Signed by President
02/22/2019Impact statement from SCC (HB2639ER)
02/28/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 28, 2019
02/28/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/21/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 666 (effective 7/1/19)
03/21/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0666)

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