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HB 947: Telehealth


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: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Health Quality Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 23 (Ch. 2019-137)
Bill Text: PDF

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  • 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
    5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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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  • HB 947, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/20/2019 at 10:53 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 23 (er) Telehealth Yarborough Compare Last Action: 6/26/2019 Chapter No. 2019-137
    S 1526 (c1) Telehealth Harrell Compare Last Action: 4/26/2019 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 23 (Ch. 2019-137) -SJ 523

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    456.4501 Page 2 (pdf)

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