Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Health and Human Resources
Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Mandate 1341

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Health insurance; carrier business practices, provider contracts
Purpose of legislation
Health insurance; provider contracts. Requires that each provider contract include a provision prohibiting a provider from discriminating against any enrollee solely due to the enrollee's status as a litigant in pending litigation or a potential litigant due to being involved in a motor vehicle accident. The bill provides that the State Corporation Commission, if it has cause to believe that a provider has engaged in a pattern of such discrimination, may submit information to the Board of Medicine or the Commissioner of Health for action.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 72 (2021)
VAC chapters to be amended
12 vac 5 - 371 : Regulations for the Licensure of Nursing Facilities
12 vac 5 - 410 : Regulations for the Licensure of Hospitals in Virginia
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 6159: Amend Regulation to Conform to Chapters 72 and 220 (2021 Acts of Assembly, Special Session I), to Conform to Chapters 1080, 1081, and 1088 (2020 Acts of Assembly), and to Update Clinical Standards
Latest Stage: Fast-Track
Action 6170: Amend Regulation to Incorporate Legislative Mandates from 2021, 2020, 2005, and 2004; to Update Terms to Match Statutory Language; and to Update Licensure Provisions
Latest Stage: Fast-Track
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