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