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Delivering Health-care Services Through Telemedicine

Concerning the promulgation of rules by the department of health care policy and financing as it relates to entities that deliver services predominately through telemedicine.
2021 Regular Session
Public Health
Bill Summary

Current law states that in-person contact between a health-care provider or mental health-care provider and a patient is not required under the state's medicaid program for services delivered through telemedicine that are otherwise eligible for reimbursement under medicaid. The act requires the department of health care policy and financing to promulgate rules specifically relating to entities that deliver health-care or mental health-care services exclusively or predominately through telemedicine.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    05/27/2021 Signed Act PDF
    05/19/2021 Final Act PDF
    05/11/2021 Rerevised PDF
    05/10/2021 Revised PDF
    04/27/2021 Reengrossed PDF
    04/26/2021 Engrossed PDF
    04/05/2021 Introduced PDF

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details