Pending Legislation and Regulation

Filter pending legislation and regulation by jurisdiction(s), rule type(s), or topic(s).

Arkansas

AR Rule: Division of Medical Services - Rehabilitative Services for Persons with Mental Illness

This rule would provide billing information for billing for rehabilitative services delivered through telemedicine, among other components.

AR Rule: Medical Board - Reg. 28 Telemedicine

Amends rule concerning telemedicine to establish a requirement for physicians to provide services.

AR Rule: Medical Board - Procedures for Abortion

This rule would require a medication abortion to occur in the same room and in the physical presence of the physician who prescribed, dispensed or otherwise provided the drug or chemical to the patient. 

AR Rule: Medical Board - Regulation 38

Establishes rule pertaining to telemedicine and the requirement for all services provided by physicians.

 

California

CA Legislation: AB 1300 - Mental Health

This bill addresses involuntary commitments. 

CA Legislation: AB 1758: Broadband - CA Advanced Services Fund

This bill, among other things, would allocate up to $10 million from the Broadband Infrastructure Grant Account to the California Telehealth Network.

CA Legislation: AB 2395 - Telecommunications

This bill relates to telecommunication and replacement of a public switched telephone network, which can be utilized for telemedicine (among other items).

CA Legislation: AB 2507: Private Payers

This bill is related to private payer reimbursement.

CA Legislation: SB 960: Store and Forward Reimbursement

This bill would allow for reproductive health care provided via store-and-forward to be reimbursed by Medi-Cal.

CA Rule: Board of Occupational Therapy - Telehealth

Clarifies that an occupational therapist does not need to obtain a patient's/client's consent for subsequent telehealth services once the patient initially consents to receive occupational therapy services via telehealth. 

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