GA SB118 | 2019-2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 6-1)
Status: Engrossed on February 26 2019 - 50% progression
Action: 2019-03-13 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 24 of Title 33 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to insurance generally, so as to modernize the Georgia Telemedicine Act; to rename the Telemedicine Act the Telehealth Act; to revise the definition of telemedicine; to provide a definition of telehealth; to prohibit insurers from requiring insureds to use telemedicine; to provide for pay equity for health care providers using telemedicine; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Insurance; Georgia Telemedicine Act; modernize; Telemedicine Act the Telehealth Act; rename


Roll Calls

2019-02-26 - Senate - Senate Vote #64 (Y: 50 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2019-03-13HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2019-02-28HouseHouse Second Readers
2019-02-27HouseHouse First Readers
2019-02-26SenateSenate Passed/Adopted
2019-02-26SenateSenate Third Read
2019-02-25SenateSenate Read Second Time
2019-02-22SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported
2019-02-19SenateSenate Read and Referred
2019-02-15SenateSenate Hopper

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Bill Comments