Health insurance; balance billing, emergency services. (SB1360)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Balance billing; emergency services. Provides that for emergency services an individual shall not be required to pay out-of-network provider charges in excess of the amount the health carrier is required to pay except applicable deductibles, copayment amounts, coinsurance rates, or amounts deemed by the health carrier to be noncovered services. The measure provides that in the event of a dispute between the health carrier and the out-of-network provider as to the appropriate reimbursement amount, either party may request the State Corporation Commission's Bureau of Insurance to determine the appropriate reimbursement amount. Read the Bill »


01/31/2019: Incorporated into Another Bill


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19103091D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/30/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1360)
01/31/2019Committee substitute printed to LIS only 19105200D-S1
01/31/2019Incorporated by Commerce and Labor (SB1763-Sturtevant) (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)