Senate Bill No. 336
(By Senators Ross, Minard, Snyder, Boley and Minear)
[Introduced January 24, 2003; referred to the Committee on Health
and Human Resources.]
A BILL to amend and reenact section two, article one-a, chapter
sixteen of the code of West Virginia, one thousand nine
hundred thirty-one, as amended, relating to uniform
application forms for credentialing, recredentialing and
updating information for health care practitioners.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That section two, article one-a, chapter sixteen of the code
of West Virginia, one thousand nine hundred thirty-one, as amended,
be amended to read as follows:
ARTICLE 1A. HEALTH CARE PLANNING COMMISSION.
§16-1A-2. Development of uniform credentialing application forms.
Notwithstanding any provision of this code to the contrary,
the secretary of the department of health and human resources and
the insurance commissioner
, on or before the first day of June, two
thousand two, shall jointly propose rules for legislative approval
in accordance with the provisions of article three, chapter
twenty-nine-a of this code which set forth governing the development and use of uniform application forms for credentialing,
recredentialing or updating information and to specify the of
health care practitioners who shall utilize required to use the
(NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to correct a conflict
between this section and section three which permits the uniform
application forms to be amended by procedural rule.
Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from
the present law, and underscoring indicates new language that would
This bill is recommended by the legislative rule-making review
committee for passage during the 2003 regular session.)