HB 1584 – VirginiaStatus: In Process
Year Introduced: 2018
Health insurance; balance billing for ancillary services. Prohibits an out-of-network health care provider from charging a covered person who is insured through a health benefit plan an amount for ancillary services that is greater than the allowed amount the carrier is obligated to pay to the covered person. The measure defines “ancillary services” as screening, diagnostic, or laboratory services provided in connection with or arising out of other health care services that the covered person receives from or at an in-network provider. The measure requires an in-network provider to provide certain notices regarding the provision of ancillary services by an out-of-network provider. The measure has a delayed effective date of January 1, 2019.