Dental services; contracts between carriers and providers, PPO network arrangement, etc. (HB1682)

Introduced By

Del. Lee Ware (R-Powhatan) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Insurance networks; dental services. Establishes limits on the ability of a health carrier or third-party administrator to sell or otherwise grant access, as provided in a dentist's or oral surgeon's provider contract, to a third-party carrier. The measure provides that such access may be granted only if it is expressly permitted by the provider contract and notice is given to the affected participating providers. The contracting entity or carrier is required to inform participating providers, upon request, which network plans have been granted access to the contract by the contracting entity. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/06/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100316D
12/06/2018Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/14/2019Impact statement from SCC (HB1682)
01/15/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/15/2019Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/15/2019Committee substitute printed 19104720D-H1
01/17/2019Read first time
01/18/2019Read second time
01/18/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19104720D-H1
01/18/2019Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1682H1
01/21/2019Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
01/21/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
01/22/2019Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/08/2019Impact statement from SCC (HB1682H1)
02/11/2019Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2019Committee substitute printed 19106486D-S1
02/13/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2019Passed Senate with substitute
02/14/2019Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2019Impact statement from SCC (HB1682S1)
02/14/2019Read third time
02/14/2019Reading of substitute waived
02/14/2019Committee substitute agreed to 19106486D-S1
02/14/2019Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB1682S1
02/14/2019Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Placed on Calendar
02/18/2019Senate substitute agreed to by House 19106486D-S1 (98-Y 0-N)
02/18/2019VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1682ER)
02/21/2019Signed by Speaker
02/21/2019Signed by President
02/22/2019Impact statement from SCC (HB1682ER)
02/28/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 28, 2019
02/28/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/21/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 655 (effective 7/1/19)
03/21/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0655)