HB2885 HH&HR AMT 3-9
The Committee on Health and Human Resources moves to amend the bill, beginning on page one, by striking out the title of the bill in its entirety and inserting in lieu thereof a new title, to read as follows:
" A BILL to amend and reenact §16-1A-1, §16-1A-2, §16-1A-3 and §16- 1A-4 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended; and to amend said code by adding thereto two new sections, designated §16-1A-5 and §16-1A-6, all relating to establishing a uniform credentialing form and establishing a single Credentialing Verification Organization (CVO) in the state; authorizing the insurance commission and the Department of Health and Human Services to put the CVO out for bid; establishing various aspects of the CVO program; establishing time frames for credentialing; requiring all health care practitioners and insurers, hospitals, third party administrators and other health care entities to use the CVO and the credentialing form and continuing the advisory committee established to create the credentialing form and to provide a review of the CVO and make recommendations for improvement."