Health carriers; denial of coverage, quarterly report, sunset provisions. (HB1174)

Introduced By

Del. Dawn Adams (D-Richmond) with support from co-patrons Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke), and Sen. Danica Roem (D-Manassas)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Health carriers; denial of coverage; quarterly report. Requires each health carrier in the Commonwealth to submit to the State Corporation Commission on a quarterly basis a report of all first-time denials of coverage, including denials based on preexisting conditions and experimental or investigational treatments. The bill states that a health carrier must inform a covered person of his right to an internal appeal or, if applicable, an external review, upon issuing a denial of coverage. The bill has an expiration date of July 1, 2024. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/17/2022Presented and ordered printed 22103705D
01/17/2022Referred to Committee on Commerce and Energy
01/25/2022Assigned sub: Subcommittee #4
01/31/2022Impact statement from SCC (HB1174)
02/08/2022Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2023
02/15/2022Left in Commerce and Energy