Health insurers; duty of in-network providers to submit claims, prohibited practices. (SB681)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Duty of in-network providers to submit claims to health insurers; Virginia Consumer Protection Act. Provides that a knowing violation of the existing requirement for an in-network provider that provides health care services to a covered patient to submit its claim to the health insurer for the health care services in accordance with the terms of the applicable provider agreement or as permitted under applicable federal or state laws is a prohibited practice under the Virginia Consumer Protection Act. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/20/2022Presented and ordered printed 22104364D
01/20/2022Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/03/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB681)
02/07/2022Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/07/2022Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2022Committee substitute printed 22105661D-S1
02/08/2022Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2022Read second time
02/09/2022Reading of substitute waived
02/09/2022Committee substitute agreed to 22105661D-S1
02/09/2022Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB681S1
02/10/2022Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB681S1)
02/22/2022Placed on Calendar
02/22/2022Read first time
02/22/2022Referred to Committee on Commerce and Energy
02/23/2022Assigned sub: Subcommittee #2
02/23/2022Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
02/24/2022Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
03/01/2022Reported from Commerce and Energy (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2022Read second time
03/04/2022Read third time
03/04/2022Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
03/04/2022VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2022Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB681ER)
03/09/2022Signed by Speaker
03/10/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB681ER)
03/10/2022Signed by President
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
04/11/2022G Approved by Governor-Chapter 351 (effective 7/1/22)
04/11/2022G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0351)

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