Pending Legislation and Regulation

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

Florida

FL Rule: Agency for Health Care Administration - Telemedicine

This rule would establish Florida Medicaid’s policy for rendering services via telemedicine.

 

FL Rule: Board of Osteopathic Medicine -

The Board proposes the development of a rule amendment to address prescribing of controlled substances for treatment of psychiatric disorders via telemedicine.

Hawaii

HI Legislation: HB 1944: Medicaid

Among other items, this bill would require the State's Medicaid managed care and fee- for-service programs to cover services provided through telehealth.

HI Legislation: HB 2169 - Social Workers Supervision

This bill would allow supervision in the social work and mental health field to be conducted electronically through a video conference service that is HIPAA compliant.

HI Legislation: HB 2577: Consent & Location

This bill would require verbal consent be obtained prior to a telehealth interaction and prohibit a plan from requiring an in-person interaction take place between a provider and patient prior to the delivery of services via telehealth as well as prohibit the limitation of type of setting.

HI Legislation: SB 2395: Medicaid

Payment for telehealth in Medicaid program.

HI Legislation: SB 2469: Consent & Payers

This bill will impact consent, payers and location.

HI Legislation: SB 2669 - Social Worker Supervision

This bill would allow supervision in the social work and mental health field to be conducted electronically through a video conference service that is HIPAA compliant.

Iowa

IA Legislation: HF 600 - Telehealth & Professional Licensure

This bill would require professional standards be adopted related to telehealth as well as provides for telehealth reimbursement from private payers and Medicaid.

IA Legislation: HSB 502: Insurance Coverage

Requires that a group plan established for employees of the state providing for third-party payment or prepayment of health, medical, and surgical coverage benefits shall provide coverage benefits to covered individuals for telehealth; directs the Commissioner of Insurance to adopt rules to administer; provides that the rules are to provide that in-person contact between a health care professional and a patient is not required as a prerequisite for payment for health care services appropriately provided

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