Pending Legislation and Regulation

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

New Jersey

NJ Legislation: SB 2729 - Authorizes Services through Telemedicine

This bill authorizes health care practitioners to provide health care services through telemedicine, provides for reimbursement of live video and store and forward, and addresses licensing, among other things.

NJ: Legislation AB 3674 - Medicaid Coverage of Telemedicine

This bill would provide for Medicaid and NJ FamilyCare coverage and reimbursement for health care services provided through telemedicine.

Nevada

NV Rule: Department of Health and Human Services - Alcohol and Drug Abuse

Revises provisions governing alcohol and drug abuse programs.  Among its provisions, it establishes standards for treatment programs offering services through telehealth.

New York

NY Legislation: AB 2011 - Hospital-home care-physician collaboration program in the Department of Health

This bill would create the Hospital-Home Care-Physician Collaboration Program, which would be a framework to support voluntary initiatives in collaboration to improve patient care access and management, patient health outcomes, cost-effectiveness in the use of health care services and community population health. 

NY Legislation: AB 2118 - Omnibus telecommunications reform act of 2015

Amends law in relation to reforming the telecommunications sector of the New York economy, by creating a broadband authority, authorizing statewide cable franchises for the purposes of competitive cable service, promoting the wide-spread development of high-capacity broadband internet access, and increasing the availability and quality of services in this key economic development area and ensuring the safety, reliability and affordability of telecommunications services.

NY Legislation: AB 2527 - Senior Choice Care Program

This bill would allow for coverage of telehealth under the Senior Care Choices Program. 

NY Legislation: AB 42 - Health Care Services for the School Community

 This bill would amend the education law and the public health law, in relation to the powers of the boards of education for the city school districts of Rochester and Buffalo to arrange and provide integrated health services to the school community directly and/or through contractors.

NY Legislation: AB 6505 - Chronic Health Problems Demonstration

This bill enacts comprehensive provisions to curtail the incidence of emphysema, chronic bronchitis and other respiratory diseases. 

NY Legislation: AB 6548 - Chronic Health Conditions Demonstration

This bill enacts comprehensive provisions to curtail the incidence of emphysema, chronic bronchitis and other respiratory diseases. 

NY Legislation: AB 7488 - Physical and Occupational Therapists

This bill would amend public health law, in relation to including physical and occupational therapists as telehealth providers.

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