Pending Legislation and Regulation

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

Indiana

IN Legislation: HB 1331 - Telemedicine and Medical Devices

Relates to telemedicine and medical devices; removes the restriction on the prescribing of ophthalmic devices through telemedicine and sets conditions on when a provider may, through telemedicine, prescribe medical devices; prohibits the Indiana optometry board from setting standards for the practice of ocular telemedicine or ocular telehealth that are more restrictive than the standards established for in person practice.

IN Legislation: HB 1337 - Telemedicine matters

Relates to telemedicine matters; requires the office of Medicaid policy and planning to reimburse any Medicaid provider for Medicaid covered services provided through the use of telemedicine services if certain requirements are met.

IN Legislation: HB 1341 - Rural Economic Development

Provides that grants from the rural economic development fund may not be made to a grant recipient unless the county in which the grant recipient is located has a jointly approved plan. 

IN Legislation: SB 444 - Telemedicine

Relates to telemedicine; requires the office of Medicaid policy and planning to reimburse any Medicaid provider for Medicaid covered services provided through the use of telemedicine services if certain requirements are met; prohibits the office from setting any distance restrictions under Medicaid on telehealth services and telemedicine services; requires reimbursement for telemedicine services under the healthy Indiana plan.

IN Legislation: SB 492 - Telemedicine Coverage in Healthy Indiana Plan

Relates to telemedicine coverage in healthy Indiana plan; adds coverage to the healthy Indiana plan for covered services provided through the use of telemedicine.

IN Legislation: SB 63 - Community Mental Health Center Telemedicine Pilot

Creates a community mental health center telemedicine pilot. Establishes a two year community mental health center telemedicine pilot program (program) to be administered by the division of mental health and addiction (division).

Kansas

KS Legislation: HB 2206 - Telemedicine

Concerns health and healthcare; relates to coverage for telemedicine; pertains to the Kansas program for medical assistance; relates to the secretary for children and families; relates to certain state licensing agencies; establishes parity between in- person and telemedicine-delivered health care services and providers.

KS Legislation: HB 2254 - Practice of telehealth

Relates to the practice of telehealth.

Kentucky

KY Legislation: HB 450 - Telehealth

Amends to require health benefit plan coverage of telehealth to the same extent as though provided in person.

KY Rule: Occupational Therapy Board - Telehealth

This administrative regulation sets forth the requirements for licensees who use telehealth in delivering health care to patients.

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