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9 02, 2022

SB 204 (see companion bill HB 1075)

Health care provider panels; vertically integrated Health care provider panels; vertically integrated carriers; reimbursements to providers. Requires any vertically integrated carrier, upon written request, to offer participation in each requested provider panel or network established for each of the vertically integrated carrier's policies, products, and plans, including all policies, products, and plans offered to individuals, employers, and enrollees in government benefit programs, to the requesting provider under the same terms and conditions that apply to providers under common control with the vertically integrated carrier. The measure requires that the offered participation (i) be without [...]

SB 204 (see companion bill HB 1075)
9 02, 2022

HB 1075 (see companion bill SB 204)

Health care provider panels; vertically integrated Health care provider panels; vertically integrated carriers; reimbursements to providers. Requires any vertically integrated carrier, upon written request, to offer participation in each requested provider panel or network established for each of the vertically integrated carrier's policies, products, and plans, including all policies, products, and plans offered to individuals, employers, and enrollees in government benefit programs, to the requesting provider under the same terms and conditions that apply to providers under common control with the vertically integrated carrier. The measure requires that the offered participation (i) be without [...]

HB 1075 (see companion bill SB 204)
21 10, 2021

SB 573

Health plans; calculation of enrollee's contribution to out-of-pocket maximum or cost-sharing requirement; rebates. Requires any carrier issuing a health plan in the Commonwealth to count the amount of any rebates received or to be received by the carrier or its pharmacy benefits manager in connection with the dispensing or administration of a prescription drug when calculating the enrollee's overall contribution to any out-of-pocket maximum or any cost-sharing requirement under the carrier's health plan.

SB 573
21 10, 2021

HB 1094

Certificate of public need; exception; physician-owned ambulatory surgery center. Exempts physician-owned ambulatory surgery centers, as that term is defined in the bill, from the requirement of obtaining a certificate of public need before undertaking a project.

HB 1094
21 10, 2021

HB 526

Coverage for reproductive health services. Requires health benefit plans to cover the costs of specified health care services, drugs, devices, products, and procedures related to reproductive health, including (i) well-woman preventive visits; (ii) counseling for sexually transmitted infections; (iii) screening for certain conditions; (iv) folic acid supplements; (v) breastfeeding support, counseling, and supplies; (vi) breast cancer chemoprevention counseling; (vii) contraceptive drugs, devices, or products; (viii) voluntary sterilization; and (ix) any additional preventive services for women that must be covered without cost sharing under federal law as of January 1, 2019. The mandated coverage does [...]

HB 526
21 10, 2021

HB 1445

Reproductive health services. Requires health benefit plans to cover the costs of specified health care services, drugs, devices, products, and procedures related to reproductive health. The health benefit plan requirements become effective when a plan is delivered, issued for delivery, reissued, or extended in the Commonwealth on and after January 1, 2021, or at any time thereafter when any term of the health benefit plan is changed or any premium adjustment is made. The measure also requires the Board of Medical Assistance Services to include in the state plan for medical assistance services a [...]

HB 1445
21 10, 2021

SB 917

Reproductive health services. Requires health benefit plans to cover the costs of specified health care services, drugs, devices, products, and procedures related to reproductive health. The health benefit plan requirements become effective when a plan is delivered, issued for delivery, reissued, or extended in the Commonwealth on and after January 1, 2021, or at any time thereafter when any term of the health benefit plan is changed or any premium adjustment is made. The measure also requires the Board of Medical Assistance Services to include in the state plan for medical assistance services a [...]

SB 917
21 10, 2021

HB 1922

Medical assistance; coverage for reproductive health services. Directs the Board of Medical Assistance Services to include in the state plan for medical assistance services a provision for the payment of medical assistance for medically necessary reproductive health care services for eligible individuals and provides that medical benefits required to be provided to individuals eligible for medical assistance under the Family Access to Medical Insurance Security (FAMIS) Plan shall include reproductive health care services for which the payment of medical assistance is required under the state plan for medical assistance. The bill directs the Board [...]

HB 1922