COVID-19; DMAS to deem testing, treatment, and vaccination to be emergency services. (HB2124)

Introduced By

Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington) with support from co-patrons Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), and Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Medical Assistance Services; testing for, treatment of, and vaccination against COVID-19; emergency services; emergency. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services to deem testing for, treatment of, and vaccination against COVID-19 to be emergency services for which payment may be made pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 1396b(v) for certain aliens not lawfully admitted for permanent residence. The bill contains an emergency clause. Read the Bill »


01/12/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee


01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/13/21 21102611D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

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