Health insurance; in-network guarantees. (HB1331)

Introduced By

Del. Kathy Byron (R-Lynchburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Health insurance; in-network guarantees. Prohibits a health carrier that offers a managed care plan from entering into, extending, or renewing a provider contract with a facility unless such provider contract contains provisions requiring that each health care provider (i) that provides emergency or ancillary services at the facility is an in-network provider or has agreed to have his reimbursement from the health carrier included as part of the health carrier's payment to the facility and to not separately bill the health carrier or the covered person for emergency or ancillary services provided at such facility and (ii) that any laboratory or diagnostic services provided at the facility are in-network or, if such services are referred by a provider at the facility, the referral is to an in-network provider. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104167D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
01/16/2020Assigned L & C sub: Subcommittee #2
01/24/2020Impact statement from SCC (HB1331)
01/30/2020Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2021
02/06/2020Continued to 2021 in Labor and Commerce
12/04/2020Left in Labor and Commerce

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