2008 Regular Session


File Code: Insurance - Health
Sponsored By:
Delegates Pena-Melnyk, Mizeur, Benson, Bromwell, Costa, Donoghue, Dumais, Elliott, Feldman, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Heller, Kaiser, Kipke, Montgomery, Nathan-Pulliam, Oaks, Reznik, Rice, Tarrant, F. Turner, V. Turner, Waldstreicher, Weldon, Beitzel, Hammen, Hubbard, Kach, Kullen, McDonough, Morhaim, Pendergrass, and Riley
Health Insurance - Coverage for Amino Acid-Based Elemental Formula


Requiring specified insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for amino acid- based elemental formula for the diagnosis and treatment of specified allergies, syndromes, and conditions under specified circumstances; authorizing a private review agent, acting on behalf of an insurer, nonprofit health service plan, or health maintenance organization to review the ordering physician's determination of medical necessity in accordance with provisions of law; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Health and Government Operations
Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (134-0)
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (138-0)
Passed Enrolled
Senate Action
First Reading Finance
Hearing 3/26 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Finance
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (43-4)
Action after passage in House and Senate
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 510

Sponsored by:

Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Wendell R. Beitzel, District 1A
Delegate Joanne C. Benson, District 24
Delegate Eric M. Bromwell, District 8
Delegate Robert A. Costa, District 33B
Delegate John P. Donoghue, District 2C
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Donald B. Elliott, District 4B
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate Guy Guzzone, District 13
Delegate Peter A. Hammen, District 46
Delegate Henry B. Heller, District 19
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Wade Kach, District 5B
Delegate Anne R. Kaiser, District 14
Delegate Nicholaus R. Kipke, District 31
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate Pat McDonough, District 7
Delegate Heather R. Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Nathaniel T. Oaks, District 41
Delegate Shane E. Pendergrass, District 13
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate Craig L. Rice, District 15
Delegate B. Daniel Riley, District 34A
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40
Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13
Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26
Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18
Delegate Richard B. Weldon, Jr., District 3B

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Diseases -see also- AIDS; Rabies
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Food -see also- Kosher; Meat, Poultry, Seafood; Milk
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Health Maintenance Organizations -see also- Manage Care Orgs

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Health - General
( 19-706 )
( 15-843 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
Number: 826687/01     Offered on: March 12, 2008   at: 10:19 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 367377/01     Offered on: April 1, 2008   at: 12:16 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
March 14, 2008: Third Reading Passed (134-0)
March 30, 2008: Third Reading Passed (138-0)
March 29, 2008: Third Reading Passed (43-4)