Fraud prevention; DMAS to expand its existing program. (HB2015)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville) with support from co-patron Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Medical Assistance Services; mitigating risk of improper payments; report. Requires the Department of Medical Assistance Services to conduct a pilot program to develop and implement means to mitigate the risk of improper payments to providers of services furnished under the state plan for medical assistance and all applicable waivers. The bill also requires that the Department's selection of a vendor for the operation of the pilot program be dependent on the demonstration of a proof of concept. The bill requires the Department to report to the Chairmen of the House Committee on Appropriations and the Senate Committee on Finance (i) by August 1, 2019, on its progress in designing and implementing the pilot program and (ii) by February 1, 2020, on the pilot program's effectiveness in mitigating the risk of improper payments to providers. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101826D
01/07/2019Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/17/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/17/2019Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2019Committee substitute printed 19105101D-H1
01/17/2019Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/17/2019Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
01/21/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2015H1)
01/28/2019House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/28/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (8-Y 0-N)
01/30/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/30/2019Reported from Appropriations with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2019Read first time
02/04/2019Read second time
02/04/2019Committee substitute from HWI agreed to 19105101D-H1
02/04/2019Committee amendments from Appropriations agreed to
02/04/2019Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendments HB2015EH1
02/04/2019Printed as engrossed 19105101D-EH1
02/05/2019Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/05/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2015EH1)
02/06/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2019Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/14/2019Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Read third time
02/18/2019Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2015ER)
02/21/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2015ER)
02/21/2019Signed by Speaker
02/21/2019Signed by President
02/28/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 28, 2019
02/28/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/18/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 422 (effective 7/1/19)
03/18/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0422)