Pending Legislation and Regulation

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Alaska

AK Rule: Dep. of Commerce, Community and Economic Development - Telemedicine Business Registry

Establishes rules regarding telemedicine business registry requirements for health care providers delivering services.

Alabama

AL Rule: Medicaid - Physician Certification and Recertification

Stipulates that for purposes of Medicaid reimbursement for home health care, the patient’s attending physician must certify the need for home health services based on a face to face encounter, which can be conducted using telehealth.

Arkansas

AR Legislation: SB 78 - Interstate Medical Licensure Compact

Requires the AR State Medical Board to perform an analysis of the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact to determine whether the state of Arkansas should participate.

AR Rule: Division of Medical Services - Rehabilitative Services for Persons with Mental Illness

This rule would provide billing information for billing for rehabilitative services delivered through telemedicine, among other components.

AR Rule: Division of Medical Services - Telemedicine Policy

Amends rules to update the Telemedicine policy to provide clarification of interactive audio and visual transmission of the physician patient encounter.

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. 

AR Rule: Medical Board - Regulation 38

Establishes rule pertaining to telemedicine and the requirement for all services provided by physicians.

 

Arizona

AZ Legislation: HB 2030 - Health Care Services

Adds urology to the list of health care services that are required to be reimbursed through Arizona’s private payer telemedicine law.

AZ Legislation: HB 2197 - Telemedicine audio visual requirements

Relates to telemedicine audio visual requirements

California

CA Rule: Board of State and Community Corrections - Minimum Standards for Local Detention Facilities

Provides a new definition for telehealth and allows a facility administrator for mentally disordered inmates to develop policies and procedures to identify and evaluate inmates through telehealth.

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