Revises definition of "telehealth" to remove exclusion of audio-only telephone calls from telehealth services; authorizes use of telehealth for prescription renewals; provides that telehealth may be substituted only for physical examinations; authorizes qualified physicians to issue physician certifications to existing qualified patients to receive marijuana & marijuana delivery devices under specified circumstance; prohibits certain health insurance policies, small employer health benefit plans, & health maintenance contracts from denying coverage for covered services provided through telehealth; provides that health insurers, small employer health benefit plans, & HMOs are not required to reimburse providers for originating fees or costs for telehealth services; provides cost-sharing limitations for health insurers, small employer health benefit plans, & HMOs relating to telehealth services.
July 1, 2021
Died in Professions & Public Health Subcommittee on Friday, April 30, 2021 2:40 PM
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