Medical assistance services; state plan, remote patient monitoring. (SB426)

Introduced By

Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant (R-Henrico)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


State plan for medical assistance services; remote patient monitoring. Directs the Board of Medical Assistance Services to amend the state plan for medical assistance services to provide for the payment of medical assistance for (i) remote patient monitoring services provided via telemedicine for patients who have experienced a chronic or acute health condition who have had two or more hospitalizations or emergency department visits related to such health condition in the previous 12 months, when there is evidence that the use of remote patient monitoring is likely to prevent readmission to a hospital or emergency department, and (ii) provider-to-provider consultations that is no more restrictive than, and is at least equal in amount, duration, and scope to, that available through the fee-for-service program. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102392D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/14/2022Assigned Education sub: Health
01/18/2022Senate subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/20/2022Reported from Education and Health with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2022Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
01/25/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB426)
02/02/2022Reported from Finance and Appropriations (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2022Read second time
02/04/2022Reading of amendment waived
02/04/2022Committee amendment agreed to
02/04/2022Engrossed by Senate as amended SB426E
02/04/2022Printed as engrossed 22102392D-E
02/07/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB426E)
02/07/2022Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2022Placed on Calendar
02/22/2022Read first time
02/22/2022Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/24/2022House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/24/2022Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2022Committee substitute printed 22106909D-H1
02/24/2022Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/25/2022Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
02/28/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB426H1)
03/01/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
03/02/2022Reported from Appropriations (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2022Read second time
03/07/2022Read third time
03/07/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22106909D-H1
03/07/2022Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB426H1
03/07/2022Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
03/07/2022VOTE: Block Vote Passage (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2022House substitute agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2022Title replaced 22106909D-H1
03/10/2022Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB426ER)
03/10/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB426ER)
03/10/2022Signed by President
03/10/2022Signed by Speaker
03/22/2022Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 22, 2022
03/22/2022G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2022
04/08/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 269 (effective 7/1/22)
04/08/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0269)

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