2018 Crossover Accomplishments

Improving Health Care

Virginians are looking for leadership on healthcare reform. They want more transparency, better care, and lower costs. House Republican proposals put consumers first by preserving and improving quality healthcare.

HB 1177 Pillion | Health insurance; covered services provided pharmacies and pharmacists, etc. Prevents pharmacy benefit managers from requiring pharmacists to sign “gag clauses,” which prevent the pharmacists from informing customers that the cash price for the drug may be cheaper than the copay.

HB 1251 Cline | CBD oil and THCA oil; certification for use , dispensing.

Provides that a practitioner may issue a written certification for the use of cannabidiol oil or THCA oil for the treatment or to alleviate the symptoms of any diagnosed condition or disease.

HB 793 Robinson | Nurse practitioners; practice agreements.

Allow nurse practitioners who are licensed by the Boards of Medicine and Nursing and have completed at least five years of full-time clinical experience as a licensed, certified nurse practitioner to be exempt from physician oversight.