Medicaid- & CHIP-enrolled beneficiaries; DMAS shall convene work group to design services benefits. (SB615)

Introduced By

Sen. Todd E. Pillion (R-Abingdon) with support from co-patron Sen. Lashrecse D. Aird (D-Petersburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Medical Assistance Services; community health worker services benefit; work group; report. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services to convene a work group of stakeholders to design a community health worker services benefit for Medicaid-enrolled and CHIP-enrolled beneficiaries. The bill requires the work group to complete its work and submit a report to the Chairs of the House Committees on Appropriations and Health and Human Services and the Senate Committees on Finance and Appropriations and Education and Health by December 1, 2024. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2024Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/24 24104891D
01/10/2024Referred to Committee on Rules
01/24/2024Impact statement from DPB (SB615)
02/02/2024Reported from Rules with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2024Committee substitute printed 24106966D-S1
02/05/2024Impact statement from DPB (SB615S1)
02/05/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2024Passed by for the day
02/07/2024Passed by for the day
02/07/2024Impact statement from DPB (SB615S1)
02/08/2024Read second time
02/08/2024Reading of substitute waived
02/08/2024Committee substitute agreed to 24106966D-S1
02/08/2024Reading of amendment waived
02/08/2024Amendment by Senator Pillion agreed to
02/08/2024Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendment SB615ES1
02/08/2024Printed as engrossed 24106966D-ES1
02/08/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2024Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2024Impact statement from DPB (SB615ES1)
02/14/2024Placed on Calendar
02/14/2024Read first time
02/14/2024Referred to Committee on Health and Human Services
02/16/2024Assigned sub: Social Services
02/22/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/22/2024Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/27/2024Reported from Health and Human Services (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2024Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/28/2024Tabled in Appropriations (19-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)

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The following bills are identical to this one: HB594.

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