§ 2.2-2505. Assessment of proposed mandated benefits and providers
A. Except as may be otherwise provided in this section, whenever a legislative measure containing a mandated health insurance benefit or provider is proposed, the standing committee of the General Assembly having jurisdiction over the proposal shall request that the Commission prepare and forward to the Governor and the General Assembly a study that assesses the social and financial impact and the medical efficacy of the proposed mandate. The Commission shall be given a period of twenty-four months to complete and submit its assessment.
B. Whenever a legislative measure, as described in subsection A, is identical or substantially similar to a legislative measure previously reviewed by the Special Advisory Commission within the three-year period immediately preceding the then current session of the General Assembly, the standing committee may request a Commission study as provided in subsection A.
C. The standing committees of the General Assembly having jurisdiction over health insurance matters shall request that the Commission assess the social and financial impact and the medical efficacy of existing mandated benefits and providers. The committees shall submit a schedule of evaluations to the Commission setting forth the dates by which particular mandates shall be evaluated by the Commission.
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