SB 70: Telemedicine
GENERAL BILL by Joyner
Telemedicine; Providing that a health insurance policy or Medicaid may not require face-to-face contact between a health care provider and patient as a prerequisite to coverage or reimbursement for services; clarifying that the use of telemedicine technology under the supervision of another health care practitioner may not be interpreted as practicing medicine without a license; requiring the department to conduct a study, which includes the Department of Children and Families and the Agency for Health Care Administration, on options for implementing telemedicine for certain services, etc.
Last Action: 5/2/2014 Senate - Died in Health Policy
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
- Health Policy (HP)
- Banking and Insurance (BI)
- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services (AHS)
- Appropriations (AP)
SB 70, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 8/9/2013 at 9:57 AM
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF Analyses: None
Related Bills (3)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills H 167 Telemedicine Jones Similar Last Action: 5/2/2014 H Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee
Location: In committee/council (HIS)
H 751 (c1) Telehealth Cummings, Jones Compare Last Action: 5/2/2014 H Died in Health and Human Services Committee
Location: In committee/council (HHSC)
S 1646 (c1) Telemedicine Health Policy Compare Last Action: 5/2/2014 S Died in Appropriations
Location: In committee/council (AP)
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