Pending Legislation and Regulation

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

Alaska

AK Legislation: HB 227 - Medical Assistants

This bill would implement medical assistant reform measures.  This would include directing the department to enhance telemedicine capability and reimbursement to incentivize its use for Medicaid recipients.

AK Legislation: HB 234: Insurance Coverage

An act related to insurance coverage for mental health benefits provided through telemedicine.

AK Legislation: HB 237: Licensure

This bill would implement the interstate medical licensure compact.

AK Legislation: HB 238: Licensure

This bill would implement the interstate medical licensure compact.

AK Legislation: HCR 30 - Telemedicine Business Registry

This bill would create a telemedicine business registry.

AK Legislation: SB 74: Telemedicine Registry

SB 74 would eliminate the current requirement in Alaska law that only an in-state provider may write a prescription for an Alaskan patient if the service took place via telehealth.

Alabama

AL Rule: Board of Nursing - Standards of Nursing Practice

Repeals and replaces the regulations related to continuing education requirements for licensure as a nurse.  

Arkansas

AR Rule: Department of Human Services - Outpatient Behavioral Health Services

The proposed regulation would amend the Medicaid manual in regards to reimbursement for outpatient behavioral health telemedicine services.

AR Rule: Dispensing of Medication to Induce Abortion

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. 

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