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HB 1087: Insurance Coverage for Telehealth Services

GENERAL BILL by Rodriguez

Insurance Coverage for Telehealth Services; Prohibits Medicaid managed care plans from using providers who provide services exclusively through telehealth to achieve network adequacy; prohibits certain health insurer & HMOs from denying coverage for covered services provided through telehealth; prohibits health insurers & HMOs from excluding covered services provided through telehealth from coverage; provides reimbursement requirements & cost-sharing limitations for health insurers & HMOs relating to telehealth services; prohibits health insurers & HMOs from requiring insureds & subscribers to receive services through telehealth; authorizes health insurers & HMOs to conduct utilization reviews; authorizes health insurers & HMOs to limit telehealth services to certain providers; removes requirements for contracts between certain health insurers or HMOs & telehealth providers; requires certain small employer benefit plans to comply with certain requirements for reimbursement of telehealth services.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 3/14/2022 House - Died in Finance & Facilities Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/3/2022 House • Filed
1/10/2022 House • Referred to Finance & Facilities Subcommittee
• Referred to Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
• Referred to Health & Human Services Committee
• Now in Finance & Facilities Subcommittee
1/11/2022 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
3/12/2022 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
3/14/2022 House • Died in Finance & Facilities Subcommittee