Health carriers; services provided by nurse practitioners. (SB1178)

Introduced By

Sen. Glen Sturtevant (R-Midlothian) with support from co-patron Sen. Amanda Chase (R-Midlothian)

Progress

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

Description

Health carriers; nurse practitioners. Requires health insurers and health services plan providers whose policies or contracts cover services that may be legally performed by licensed nurse practitioners to provide equal coverage for such services when rendered by a licensed nurse practitioner. The bill contains an enactment that exempts the measure from the requirement that the Health Insurance Reform Commission review any legislative measure containing a mandated health insurance benefit or provider. The bill has a delayed effective date of October 1, 2019. Amends § 38.2-3408, § 38.2-4221, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

04/23/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Commerce and Labor Committee

History

DateAction
01/03/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100960D
01/03/2019Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/14/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1178)
01/31/2019Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Read second time
02/04/2019Reading of amendment waived
02/04/2019Committee amendment agreed to
02/04/2019Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1178E
02/04/2019Printed as engrossed 19100960D-E
02/04/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2019Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1178E)
02/06/2019Placed on Calendar
02/06/2019Read first time
02/06/2019Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/12/2019Reported from Commerce and Labor (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2019Read second time
02/13/2019Read third time
02/13/2019Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/13/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Enrolled
02/18/2019Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1178ER)
02/18/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1178ER)
02/18/2019Signed by Speaker
02/19/2019Signed by President
02/20/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 25, 2019
02/20/2019Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 20, 2019
02/20/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/12/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 333 (effective 10/1/19)
03/12/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0333)

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