Purpose of legislation
The measure requires the Commission, in consultation health carriers, providers, and consumers, to develop standard language for a notice of consumer rights regarding balance billing. The measure authorizes the Commission, the Board of Medicine, and the Commissioner of Health to levy fines and take action against a health carrier, health care practitioner, or medical care facility, respectively, for a pattern of violations of the prohibition against balance billing.
|Legislation mandating a change||Chap 1080 (2020) Chap 1081 (2020)|
|VAC chapters to be amended|
|Associated Regulatory Actions||