Health insurance; proton radiation therapy coverage. (HB126)

Introduced By

Del. Glenn Davis (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

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

Description

Health insurance; proton radiation therapy coverage. Provides that if proton radiation therapy is recommended by an enrollee's insurance policy, subscription contract, or health care plan beneficiary's health care provider as the preferred radiation therapy treatment to lessen the potential of detrimental side effects, then a carrier shall not deny coverage for such treatment solely on the basis of cost. The provision applies to all insurance policies, subscription contracts, and health care plans delivered, issued for delivery, reissued, or extended in the Commonwealth on and after January 1, 2023. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/07/2022Committee
01/07/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100599D
01/07/2022Referred to Committee on Commerce and Energy
01/20/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB126)
01/27/2022Tabled in Commerce and Energy (15-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)

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