Health insurance; coverage for contraceptives. (SB1185)

Introduced By

Sen. Barbara Favola (D-Arlington) with support from co-patron Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria)

Progress

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

Description

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. Amends § 38.2-3407.5:1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

01/03/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Commerce and Labor Committee

History

DateAction
01/03/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102683D
01/03/2019Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor

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