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HB 947: Telehealth

GENERAL BILL by Ausley

Telehealth; Establishes standard of care for telehealth providers; authorizes use of telehealth to perform patient evaluations; provides that telehealth providers, under certain circumstances, are not required to research patient's history or conduct physical exam before providing services; provides situations when use of telehealth is not deemed to be practicing medicine without a license; authorizes certain providers to use telehealth to prescribe specified controlled substances; requires DOH to develop & disseminate educational materials to specified licenses; provides recordkeeping requirements; provides patient consent requirements.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 3/5/2019 House - Introduced -HJ 96
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/20/2019 House • Filed
2/28/2019 House • Referred to Health Quality Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 96
3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 96