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.
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Health Quality Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 23 (Ch. 2019-137)
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Health Quality Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 96
• Introduced -HJ 96
• Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Health Quality Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 23 (Ch. 2019-137)
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