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.
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Adds urology to the list of services required to be reimbursed by private payers in the state.
Repeals prohibition against using telemedicine to provide an abortion.
Adds a new definition of telemedicine and stipulates requirements for local EMS agency stroke critical care systems, including that emergency department neurological expertise be provided in person or through telemedicine in acute stroke ready hospitals.
To the extent that state Medicaid or children's basic health plan reimbursement is available for the application of silver diamine fluoride, the reimbursement will extend to services provided via telehealth in connection with the application.
Clarifies that for purposes of rules pertaining to physician supervisors, “actively practicing medicine in Colorado” does not include the practice of medicine based primarily on telecommunication devices.
Authorizes the Mayor to join the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact.
Establishes the School Health Innovations Grant Program, which requires The Department of Behavioral Health to select clinic operators to participate in the school health innovations program in District of Columbia Public schools and District of Columbia Public Charter schools for the purposes of expanding access to comprehensive behavioral health care services by incorporating telehealth.
Relates to The Board of Clinical Social Work Examiners has worked several years to amend Chapter 39, Title 24 of the Delaware Code to update the statute governing social work licensure and practice in this State.
This rule would amend rules to set forth standards and requirements in order to allow licensees to engage in telepractice while protecting the public.