This resolution urges the Federal Communications Commission to increase the Rural Health Care Program budget sufficiently to adjust for inflation, advances in technology and the services available with increased broadband, and the increase in demand for broadband-based services and provide for any unused funds to be carried forward to future funding years, ensuring that rural communities in the state continue to have access to affordable broadband telehealth services.
Pending Legislation and Regulation
Filter pending legislation and regulation by jurisdiction(s), rule type(s), or topic(s).
Establishes rules regarding telemedicine business registry requirements for health care providers delivering services.
Adopts the AMA’s the guiding principles released in their 2014 Annual Meeting entitled Coverage of and Payment for Telemedicine as well as the Model Policy for the Appropriate Use of Telemedicine Technologies in the Practice of Medicine by the Federation of State Medical Boards.
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.
Amends the Laws concerning telemedicine; creates the Telemedicine Act.
This rule would provide billing information for billing for rehabilitative services delivered through telemedicine, among other components.
Amends rules to update the Telemedicine policy to provide clarification of interactive audio and visual transmission of the physician patient encounter.
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.
Establishes rule pertaining to telemedicine and the requirement for all services provided by physicians.
Adds urology to the list of health care services that are required to be reimbursed through Arizona’s private payer telemedicine law.