Medical assistance services; eligibility, individuals confined in state correctional facilities. (HB800)

Introduced By

Del. Cia Price (D-Newport News) with support from co-patron Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Medical assistance services; individuals confined in state correctional facilities. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services to coordinate with the Department of Corrections to identify persons in the custody of state correctional facilities who are currently enrolled in the Commonwealth's program of medical assistance or who may be eligible for services under the state plan for medical assistance upon release and, prior to the release of such persons, (i) review the eligibility of currently enrolled persons to ensure continued access to medical assistance upon release or (ii) enroll persons not previously enrolled who meet eligibility criteria in the Commonwealth's program of medical assistance services. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100175D
01/12/2022Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/26/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB800)
02/03/2022House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/03/2022Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2022Committee substitute printed 22105511D-H1
02/07/2022Read first time
02/08/2022Read second time
02/08/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22105511D-H1
02/08/2022Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB800H1
02/08/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB800H1)
02/09/2022Read third time and passed House (98-Y 1-N)
02/09/2022VOTE: Passage (98-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2022Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/2022Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/21/2022Assigned Education sub: Health
02/24/2022Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2022Read third time
02/28/2022Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2022Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB800ER)
03/03/2022Signed by Speaker
03/04/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB800ER)
03/04/2022Signed by President
03/11/2022Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2022
03/11/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/11/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 300 (effective 7/1/22)
04/11/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0300)

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