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CS/HB 23: Telehealth

GENERAL BILL by Ways and Means Committee ; Yarborough

Telehealth; Establishes standard of care for telehealth providers; authorizes telehealth providers to use telehealth to perform patient evaluations; authorizes certain telehealth providers to use telehealth to prescribe specified controlled substances; provides that nonphysician telehealth provider using telehealth & acting within scope of practice is not deemed to be practicing medicine without license; provides that health insurer or HMO is allowed tax credit against specified tax imposed if it covers services provided by telehealth providers. APPROPRIATION: $276,409.00

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 3/20/2019 House - Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 477
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/21/2019 House • Filed
2/28/2019 House • Referred to Health Quality Subcommittee; Ways and Means Committee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 24
3/1/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Quality Subcommittee, 03/05/19, 1:00 pm, Webster Hall
3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 24
3/5/2019 House • Favorable by Health Quality Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 2 -HJ 363
3/7/2019 House • Now in Ways and Means Committee -HJ 363
3/8/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Ways and Means Committee, 03/12/19, 4:00 pm, Morris Hall -- Removed from meeting agenda
3/14/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Ways and Means Committee, 03/18/19, 3:30 pm, Morris Hall
3/18/2019 House • CS by Ways and Means Committee; YEAS 14 NAYS 3 -HJ 447
3/19/2019 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
3/19/2019 House • CS by Ways and Means Committee read 1st time -HJ 445
3/20/2019 House • Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 477