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HB 167 (2014) -  Telemedicine

by Jones, M. (CO-SPONSORS) Cruz; Rouson; Williams, A.
Defines "telemedicine services"; prohibits health insurance policy or Medicaid from requiring face-to-face contact between health care provider & patient as prerequisite to coverage or reimbursement for services; clarifies that use of telemedicine technology under supervision of another health care practitioner may not be interpreted as practicing medicine without license; authorizes DOH to adopt rules; requires department to repeal any rule that prohibits use of telemedicine; requires department to conduct study on options for implementing telemedicine for certain services; requires DOH to submit report to Legislature.
Effective Date: July 1, 2014
Last Event: Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee on Friday, May 2, 2014 10:39 PM

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: H Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee Time: 05/02/2014 - 10:39 PM Member: Committee: Health Innovation Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/04/2014 - 11:50 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Now in Health Innovation Subcommittee Time: 11/05/2013 - 3:55 PM Member: Committee: Health Innovation Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Health & Human Services Committee Time: 11/05/2013 - 3:55 PM Member: Committee: Health & Human Services Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Appropriations Committee Time: 11/05/2013 - 3:55 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Insurance & Banking Subcommittee Time: 11/05/2013 - 3:55 PM Member: Committee: Insurance & Banking Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Health Innovation Subcommittee Time: 11/05/2013 - 3:55 PM Member: Committee: Health Innovation Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 10/11/2013 - 11:37 AM Member: Jones, M. Committee: Version: __