Medical assistance; coverage for reproductive health services. (HB1922)

Introduced By

Del. Cia Price (D-Newport News) with support from co-patrons Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon), and Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)

Progress

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

Description

Medical assistance; coverage for reproductive health services. Directs the Board of Medical Assistance Services to include in the state plan for medical assistance services a provision for the payment of medical assistance for medically necessary reproductive health care service for eligible individuals, and provides that medical benefits required to be provided to individuals eligible for medical assistance under the Family Access to Medical Insurance Security (FAMIS) Plan shall include reproductive health care services for which the payment of medical assistance is required under the state plan for medical assistance. The bill directs the Board of Medical Assistance Services to adopt emergency regulations to implement the provisions of the bill. The bill also requires health benefit plans to cover the costs of specified health care services, drugs, devices, products, and procedures related to reproductive health. The health benefit plan requirements become effective when a plan is delivered, issued for delivery, reissued, or extended in the Commonwealth on and after January 1, 2022, or at any time thereafter when any term of the health benefit plan is changed or any premium adjustment is made. Read the Bill »

Status

01/10/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Labor and Commerce Committee

History

DateAction
01/10/2021Committee
01/10/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102593D

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