2022 Uncodified Acts

2022 Virginia Uncodified Acts
11/27/2022

CHAPTER 460

An Act to require the Joint Commission on Health Care to study and provide recommendations related to the payment of medical assistance for obesity prevention and other obesity-related services; report.

[H 1098]

Approved April 11, 2022

 

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. That the Joint Commission on Health Care (the Commission) shall study and provide recommendations related to the payment of medical assistance for obesity prevention and other obesity-related services, including (i) the types of obesity prevention and other obesity-related services for which federal matching funds are available, (ii) the estimated cost to the Commonwealth of providing medical assistance for such obesity prevention and other obesity-related services for eligible individuals, and (iii) any federal approvals or other actions necessary to allow for the payment of medical assistance for obesity prevention and other obesity-related services. The Commission shall report its findings and recommendations to the Governor and the Chairmen of the House Committees on Appropriations and Health, Welfare and Institutions and the Senate Committees on Finance and Appropriations and Education and Health by November 1, 2023.