Cancer patients; expedited review of adverse coverage determinations. (SB1161)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
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Became Law


Expedited review of adverse coverage determinations; cancer patients. Provides that a covered person shall not be required to have exhausted his health carrier's internal appeal process before seeking an external review of an adverse determination regarding coverage of treatment if the treatment is to treat his cancer. The measure also provides that a covered person may request an expedited external review if the adverse determination relates to the treatment of a cancer of the covered person. Amends § 38.2-3561, § 38.2-3562, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


01/02/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Commerce and Labor Committee


01/02/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19103054D
01/02/2019Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor

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