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VAHB2766PassCertificate of public need; conditions; triennial review. Directs the Commissioner of Health (i) to review charity care conditions on certificates of public need at least once every three years to determine whether conditions continue to be appropria...
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2019-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0839)
VAHB2546PassMaternal Death Review Team established. Establishes the Maternal Death Review Team (the Team) to develop and implement procedures to ensure that maternal deaths occurring in the Commonwealth are analyzed in a systematic way. The bill requires the Tea...
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2019-04-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0834)
VASB1004PassAdvance estimate of patient payment amount for elective medical procedure, test, or service; notice of right to request. Provides that every hospital currently required to provide an estimate of the payment amount for an elective procedure, test, or ...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0671)
VASB1080PassRevision of Title 55. Creates proposed Title 55.1 (Property and Conveyances) as a revision of existing Title 55 (Property and Conveyances). Proposed Title 55.1 consists of 29 chapters divided into five subtitles: Subtitle I (Property Conveyances), Su...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0712)
VASB1216PassAll-Payer Claims Database; penalty. Requires the Commissioner of Health, in cooperation with the Bureau of Insurance, to collect health claims data from certain insurers, corporations, managed care organizations, third-party administrators, and any s...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0672)
VAHB2750PassAdvance estimate of patient payment amount for elective medical procedure, test, or service; notice of right to request. Provides that every hospital currently required to provide an estimate of the payment amount for an elective procedure, test, or ...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0670)
VAHB2798PassAll-Payer Claims Database; penalty. Requires the Commissioner of Health, in cooperation with the Bureau of Insurance, to collect health claims data from certain insurers, corporations, managed care organizations, third-party administrators, and any s...
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2019-03-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0673)
VAHB1975PassDepartment of Medical Assistance Services; PACE program; prospective client education. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services to develop and implement a plan to provide choice and education to eligible prospective PACE clients. The pla...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0419)
VAHB2015PassDepartment of Medical Assistance Services; mitigating risk of improper payments; report. Requires the Department of Medical Assistance Services to conduct a pilot program to develop and implement means to mitigate the risk of improper payments to pro...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0422)
VAHB2613PassInformation for maternity care patients; perinatal anxiety. Adds information about perinatal anxiety to the types of information about which each licensed nurse midwife, licensed midwife, or hospital providing maternity care must provide to each mate...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0433)
VAHB2474PassMedical assistance services; long-term care; eligibility; screening; report. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) to report annually by August 1 to the Governor and the Chairmen of the House Committee on Health, Welfare and In...
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2019-03-18
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0430)
VASB1722PassCertificate of public need; certain nursing facilities in a continuing care retirement community; nursing home bed cap. Changes from 10 percent of a nursing facility to the lesser of 25 percent of a nursing facility or 15 nursing home beds the cap on...
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2019-03-14
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0384)
VASB1277PassCertificate of public need; hospitals and nursing homes; disaster exemption; regulations. Provides for a 30-day exemption from the requirement to obtain a certificate of public need for an increase in the total number of beds in existing hospitals or...
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2019-03-12
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0343)
VAHB1885PassBoard of Health; radon. Directs the Board of Health to publish a list of persons who are nationally certified
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2019-03-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0279)
VASB1217PassNursing homes; truth in advertising for inspections, surveys, and investigations. Requires that if inspection, survey, or investigation data is used in an advertisement regarding nursing homes, the advertisement also include the following information...
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2019-03-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0292)
VAHB2137PassPersons who are deaf or hard of hearing; terminology. Replaces the term "hearing impaired" and its variations with "deaf or hard of hearing" and "hearing loss" throughout the Code of Virginia. The bill also renames the Virginia Hearing Impairment Ide...
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2019-03-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0288)
VAHB2219PassNursing homes; truth in advertising for inspections, surveys, and investigations. Requires that if inspection, survey, or investigation data is used in an advertisement regarding nursing homes, the advertisement also include the following information...
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2019-03-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0291)
VAHB2425PassVirginia Department of Health; monitoring of health care-associated infections. Requires health care facilities that are required to report information about health care-associated infections (HAIs) to the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) to...
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2019-03-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0293)
VAHB2722PassCertificate of public need; certain nursing facilities in a continuing care retirement community; nursing home bed cap. Changes from 10 percent of a nursing facility to the lesser of 25 percent of a nursing facility or 15 nursing home beds the cap on...
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2019-03-08
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0299)
VAHB1970PassTelemedicine services; coverage. Requires insurers, corporations, or health maintenance organizations to cover medically necessary remote patient monitoring services as part of their coverage of telemedicine services to the full extent that these ser...
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2019-03-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0211)
VASB1221PassTelemedicine services; coverage. Requires insurers, corporations, or health maintenance organizations to cover medically necessary remote patient monitoring services as part of their coverage of telemedicine services to the full extent that these ser...
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2019-03-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0219)
VAHB2215PassRequired immunizations; acellular pertussis booster. Extends the time by which an acellular pertussis booster shall be administered from prior to entry into the sixth grade to prior to entry into the seventh grade.
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2019-03-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0222)
VASB1439PassDeath certificates; medical certification; electronic filing. Requires the completed medical certification portion of a death certificate to be filed electronically with the State Registrar of Vital Records through the Electronic Death Registration S...
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2019-03-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0224)
VAHB2445PassDeath certificates; medical certification; electronic filing. Requires the completed medical certification portion of a death certificate to be filed electronically with the State Registrar of Vital Records through the Electronic Death Registration S...
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2019-03-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0213)
VAHB2057PassOffice of the Chief Medical Examiner; central office and facilities. Removes the requirement that the central office and facilities of the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner be located in the City of Richmond.
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2019-02-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0168)
VAHB1870PassCertificate of public need; hospitals and nursing homes; disaster exemption; regulations. Provides for a 30-day exemption from the requirement to obtain a certificate of public need for an increase in the total number of beds in existing hospitals or...
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2019-02-22
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0136)
VASB1366PassCommissioner of Health; consolidation of inspections. Requires the Commissioner of Health to identify any inspection of a medical care facility required by Title 32.1 (Health), Board of Health regulations, the Commissioner of Health, the Department o...
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2019-02-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0095)
VASB1280EngrossCommunity health workers; certification. Prohibits a person from using or assuming the title of certified community health worker unless he is certified by an entity approved by the Department of Health. The bill requires an individual seeking certif...
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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
VASB1352EngrossOffice of Medicaid Fiscal Oversight and Accountability. Creates as an independent state agency the Office of Medicaid Fiscal Oversight and Accountability and charges the agency with the preparation of the Official Medicaid Forecast for the state, mon...
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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
VASB1283EngrossState Medical Facilities Plan; revisions. Requires the State Medical Facilities Plan task force to review the State Medical Facilities Plan and update or validate existing criteria in the State Medical Facilities Plan at least once every two years. C...
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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
VASB1750EngrossMedicaid Supplemental Payment Program Fund. Establishes the Medicaid Supplemental Payment Program Fund (the Fund). The bill requires the Department of Medical Assistance Services to accept and to pay into the Fund, from any county, city, or town prov...
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2019-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB1998PassExposure to bodily fluids; infection with human immunodeficiency virus or hepatitis B or C viruses; expedited testing. Requires a general district court to hold a hearing within 48 hours of a petition being filed seeking to compel collection of a blo...
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2019-02-15
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0027)
VAHB1692IntroMedical assistance; determination of income; personal needs allowance. Provides that, when determining the income of a recipient of medical assistance services who is receiving long-term care in a medical institution or intermediate care facility, th...
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2019-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB1701IntroGender-neutral terms; assisted conception; prohibitions on Gender-neutral terms; assisted conception; prohibitions on same-sex marriage and civil unions; certain gender-specific crimes; penalty. Replaces the terms "husband" and "wife" as well as rela...
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2019-02-05
To House Courts of Justice Committee
VAHB1943IntroChief Medical Examiner; process for testing certain blood samples. Directs the Chief Medical Examiner (i) to establish a process for the collection and testing of blood samples of a person deemed to have consented to testing in cases in which a law-e...
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2019-02-05
Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
VAHB1680IntroCertificate of public need. Makes changes to the Medical Care Facilities Certificate of Public Need Program. The bill (i) removes specialized centers or clinics or that portion of a physician's office developed for the provision of lithotripsy, magne...
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2019-02-05
Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
VAHB1843IntroDriver privilege cards; penalty. Authorizes the Driver privilege cards; penalty. Authorizes the issuance of new driver privilege cards by the Department of Motor Vehicles to an applicant who (i) has reported income from Virginia sources on an individ...
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2019-02-05
To House Transportation Committee
VAHB1949IntroRainwater harvesting; water for human consumption. Requires the Board of Health to include in regulations governing rainwater harvesting systems a provision recognizing rainwater harvesting systems that produce water that meets minimum health and aes...
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2019-02-05
Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
VAHB1967IntroPhysicians; requirement of medical specialty board certification prohibited. Prohibits hospitals and other entities that employ or provide staff membership or professional privileges to individuals licensed to practice medicine in the Commonwealth, m...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB2004IntroCommunity health workers; certification. Requires the Department of Health to approve one or more entities to certify community health workers in the Commonwealth and prohibits a person from using or assuming the title of certified community health w...
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2019-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB2025IntroDriver privilege cards; penalty. Authorizes the Driver privilege cards; penalty. Authorizes the issuance of new driver privilege cards by the Department of Motor Vehicles to an applicant who (i) has reported income from Virginia sources on an individ...
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2019-02-05
To House Transportation Committee
VAHB2267IntroHospitals; drawing of certain blood samples. Directs the Board of Health to amend regulations governing hospitals to require each hospital to which funds are appropriated in any general appropriation act to collect blood samples from patients who are...
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2019-02-05
Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
VAHB2049IntroHealth insurance; coverage for donated human breast milk. Requires health insurers, corporations providing health care coverage subscription contracts, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for expenses incurred in the provision of...
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2019-02-05
To House Commerce and Labor Committee
VAHB2116IntroDisposition of the remains of a decedent; right to control. Establishes a priority order for the right to control the disposition of the remains of a decedent; the location, manner, and condition of disposition; and the arrangements for funeral goods...
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2019-02-05
Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
VAHB2115IntroState Medical Facilities Plan; revisions. Requires the State Medical Facilities Plan task force to review the State Medical Facilities Plan and update or validate existing criteria in the State Medical Facilities Plan at least once every two years. C...
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2019-02-05
Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
VAHB2288IntroCertificate of public need; definition of "medical care facility." Adds to the list of medical care facilities for which a certificate of public need is required any facility that has common ownership with an affiliated licensed hospital located with...
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2019-02-05
Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
VAHB2248IntroPractice of pharmacy; regulation by Board of Pharmacy. Practice of pharmacy; regulation by Board of Pharmacy. Provides that compounding of drugs provided to the Department of Corrections for the purpose of carrying out an execution by lethal injectio...
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2019-02-05
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB2531IntroHealth Insurance Premium Payment program; enrollment of eligible individuals. Requires the Department of Medical Assistance Services to enroll in the Health Insurance Premium Payment program every person who is eligible for medical assistance service...
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2019-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
VASB1526EngrossCertificate of public need; psychiatric beds and facilities. Repeals the requirement for a certificate of public need for certain projects involving mental hospitals or psychiatric hospitals and intermediate care facilities established primarily for ...
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2019-02-05
Read third time and defeated by Senate (14-Y 26-N)
VAHB2427IntroHealth care services; payment estimates. Requires hospitals and practitioners licensed by the Board of Medicine to provide a patient or the representative of a patient scheduled to receive a nonemergency procedure, test, or service to be performed by...
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2019-02-05
Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions by voice vote
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