2020 Uncodified Acts

2020 Virginia Uncodified Acts


An Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Resources to convene a work group related to health care provider credentialing.

[S 365]

Approved April 7, 2020


Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. That the Secretary of Health and Human Resources shall convene a work group to gather information and make recommendations on how the Commonwealth could develop or procure a statewide centralized primary source verification system that can be relied upon by the Commonwealth and its health carriers, health care providers, hospitals, and health systems for health care provider credentialing. Such stakeholders shall include the Virginia Association of Health Plans, the Medical Society of Virginia, the Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners, the Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association, and any other relevant stakeholders. The work group shall report its findings and recommendations to the Chairmen of the House Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions and the Senate Committee on Education and Health by November 15, 2020.