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Legislation


1998 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 45

CHAPTER NUMBER: 119 File Code: Insurance - Health and Life Prior Year Introduction As: HB 230/97 - ECM Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 137
Sponsored By:
Delegates Krysiak, Kach, Barve, Harrison, Busch, Gordon, Boston, Donoghue, Exum, Frank, Fulton, Goldwater, Kirk, Love, and Pendergrass
Entitled:
Health Insurance - Medical Clinical Trial - Coverage

Synopsis:

Requiring health insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for specified patient cost incurred as a result of treatment or studies conducted in accordance with a clinical trial if specified conditions are satisfied, and for the cost of FDA-approved and devices under specified circumstances; requiring an entity seeking coverage under the Act to post electronically and keep up-to-date a list of specified clinical trials; etc.

History by Legislative Date

House Action
7/15
Pre-filed
1/14
First Reading Economic Matters
2/4
Hearing 2/18 at 1:00 p.m.
3/10

Favorable with Amendments Report by Economic Matters
3/11
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
3/13
Third Reading Passed (132-4)
4/2
Return Passed
4/28
Signed by the Governor Chapter 119
Senate Action
3/16
First Reading Finance
3/18
Hearing 3/26 at 1:00 p.m.
4/1
Favorable Report by Finance
4/2
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
4/6
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
Sponsored by:
Delegate Carolyn J. Krysiak, District 46
Delegate Kumar P. Barve, District 17
Delegate Frank D. Boston, Jr., District 41
Delegate Michael Erin Busch, District 30
Delegate John P. Donoghue, District 2C
Delegate Nathaniel Exum, District 24
Delegate Robert L. Frank, District 11
Delegate Tony Edward Fulton, District 40
Delegate Marilyn R. Goldwater, District 16
Delegate Michael R. Gordon, District 17
Delegate Hattie N. Harrison, District 45
Delegate A. Wade Kach, District 9A
Delegate Ruth M. Kirk, District 44
Delegate Mary Ann E. Love, District 32
Delegate Shane E. Pendergrass, District 13A
Bill indexed under the following Subjects:
COMMITTEES AND COMMISSIONS -see also- POLITICAL COMMITTEES
COMPUTERS
DISEASES -see also- AIDS; RABIES
DRUGS -see also- CONTROLLED DANG SUB; DRUNK & DRUGGED DRIVG.
EQUIPMENT -see also- MOTOR VEHICLE EQUIPMENT
HEALTH -see also- MENTAL HEALTH
HEALTH INSURANCE -see also- HMO; MANAGED CARE ORGANIZATIONS.
HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATIONS -see also- MAN. CARE ORGS
REPORTS -see also- RECORDS
Bill affects the following Statutes:
Health - General
( 19-706 )
Insurance
( 15-826 )

Documents:

Bill Text: First Reading (pdf), Third Reading (pdf), Enrolled
Fiscal Note: Available (pdf)
Amendments:
House
Number: 573577/1 (pdf)     Offered on: March 11, 1998   at: 10:27 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
House
March 13, 1998: Third Reading Passed (132-4)
Senate
April 6, 1998: Third Reading Passed (46-0)