HB 167: Telemedicine
GENERAL BILL by Jones, M. ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Cruz ; Rouson ; Williams
Telemedicine; Defines "telemedicine services"; prohibits health insurance policy or Medicaid from requiring face-to-face contact between health care provider & patient as prerequisite to coverage or reimbursement for services; clarifies that use of telemedicine technology under supervision of another health care practitioner may not be interpreted as practicing medicine without license; authorizes DOH to adopt rules; requires department to repeal any rule that prohibits use of telemedicine; requires department to conduct study on options for implementing telemedicine for certain services; requires DOH to submit report to Legislature.
Last Action: 5/2/2014 House - Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Health Innovation Subcommittee; Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 20
• Introduced -HJ 20
• Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee
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