State plan for medical assistance; payment for services provided by certified doulas. (HB826)

Introduced By

Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy (D-Woodbridge) with support from co-patron Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon)

Progress

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

Description

State plan for medical assistance; perinatal birth workers. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services to convene a work group to (i) evaluate the potential costs and benefits, including potential reductions in maternal and infant mortality rates, of amending the state plan for medical assistance services to include a provision for the payment of medical assistance for antepartum, intrapartum, or postpartum services provided to a pregnant person or to a person who is up to one year postpartum for labor and delivery support by a certified doula and at least four visits during the antenatal period and at least seven visits during the postpartum period with a certified doula and (ii) develop recommendations related to an appropriate reimbursement rate for such services provided by certified doulas. The work group shall report its findings and recommendations to the Governor and the Chairmen of the House Committee on Appropriations and the Senate Committee on Finance and Appropriations by December 1, 2020. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/07/2020Committee
01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104932D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/17/2020Assigned HWI sub: Health
01/28/2020House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/28/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (7-Y 0-N)
01/28/2020Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/29/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB826)
01/30/2020Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
01/30/2020Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2020Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/05/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/05/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 0-N)
02/05/2020Reported from Appropriations with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2020Committee substitute printed 20107706D-H1
02/06/2020Read first time
02/07/2020Read second time
02/07/2020Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions amendments rejected
02/07/2020Committee on Appropriations substitute agreed to 20107706D-H1
02/07/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB826H1
02/10/2020Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/10/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB826H1)
02/10/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/27/2020Reported from Education and Health (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2020Read third time
03/02/2020Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2020Enrolled
03/05/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB826ER)
03/05/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB826ER)
03/06/2020Signed by Speaker
03/06/2020Signed by President
03/12/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
03/12/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/07/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 841 (effective 7/1/20)
04/07/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0841)

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