Pending Legislation and Regulation

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Massachusetts

MA Legislation: SB 532 - Telemedicine Coverage

Relates to full application of telemedicine coverage.

MA Legislation: SB 549 - Access to Telemedicine Services

Advances and expands access to telemedicine services.

Maine

ME Legislation: HP 701 - Brain Injury Waiver Services

The Department of Health and Human Services is directed to explore opportunities to provide additional telehealth services, including care coordination services, provided by both licensed medical personnel and non-licensed personnel.

ME Legislation: SP 304 - Regarding Telehealth

This bill does the following. 1. It provides immunity from liability to health care practitioners who voluntarily provide health care services through telehealth in the same manner as immunity is provided to health care practitioners who voluntarily provide health care services in person. 2. It requires insurers to provide professional liability insurance for health care services provided through telehealth services in the same manner as the coverage is provided through face-to-face contact.

ME Legislation: SP 515 - Coverage of Telehealth Services

This bill requires that services under MaineCare that are provided through telehealth be reimbursed at the same rates as those services that are not provided through telehealth. The bill also requires the Department of Health and Human Services to amend its rule relating to MaineCare coverage for services delivered through telehealth.

ME Rule: Board of Licensure Medicine - Rule Regarding Physicians

Repeals and replaces rule that establishes medical licensure requirements. Establishes the Interstate Telemedicine Consultation Registration, and places limits on physicians under this registration. It also provides a definition for telemedicine.

Michigan

MI Legislation: HB 4066 - Interstate Medical Licensure Compact

Creates interstate medical licensure compact.

MI Legislation: HB 4067 - Interstate Medical Licensure Compact

Modifies licensing process to incorporate interstate medical licensure compact.

MI Legislation: SB 270 - Prescriber-Patient Relationship

Defines a bona fide prescriber-patient relationship for the purposes of prescribing controlled substances as allowing for a telehealth visit.

North Carolina

NC Legislation: HB 283 - Telehealth Fairness Act

Requires health insurance coverage for telemedicine services.

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