2009 Regular Session


File Code: Insurance - Health
Sponsored By:
Delegates Tarrant, Benson, Conaway, Costa, Kullen, Morhaim, Nathan-Pulliam, Riley, Robinson, and V. Turner
Health Insurance - Participation by Hospitals on Provider Panels - Prohibited Rejections or Conditions


Prohibiting specified health insurance carriers from rejecting a hospital for participation on a carrier's provider panel or conditioning a hospital's participation on a carrier's provider panel based on whether a health care provider who has privileges at the hospital participates on the carrier's provider panel; making a violation of specified provisions of the Act an unfair and deceptive act or practice in the business of insurance; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Health and Government Operations
Hearing 3/5 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40
Delegate Joanne C. Benson, District 24
Delegate Frank M. Conaway, Jr., District 40
Delegate Robert A. Costa, District 33B
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate B. Daniel Riley, District 34A
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Health Maintenance Organizations -see also- Manage Care Orgs
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Hospitals -see also- Clinics; State Hospitals
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc
Unfair Trade Practices

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Health - General
( 19-706 )
( 15-112 , 15-112 , 27-223 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered