IN HB1284 | 2022 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 2-1)
Status: Introduced on January 10 2022 - 25% progression
Action: 2022-01-10 - First reading: referred to Committee on Public Health
Pending: House Public Health Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Telehealth services. Requires a health care provider who provides telehealth services to obtain written health care consent for the provision of telehealth services. Requires a prescriber who provides telehealth services to a patient to conduct certain components of a physical examination and document the results in the patient's medical record. Allows a prescriber to issue a prescription for a controlled substance to a patient: (1) who is receiving services through the use of telehealth; and (2) who has been previously examined by the prescriber in person. Creates an exception by allowing a prescriber who specializes in psychiatry to issue a prescription for a controlled substance to a patient who is receiving psychiatric services through the use of telehealth.

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Title

Telehealth services.

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History

DateChamberAction
2022-01-10HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Public Health
2022-01-10HouseCoauthored by Representatives Vermilion and Fleming
2022-01-10HouseAuthored by Representative Ledbetter

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