IN SB0242 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Introduced on January 3 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-02-14 - Senator Freeman added as second author
Pending: Senate Health and Provider Services Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Telemedicine and medical devices. Removes the restriction on the prescribing of ophthalmic devices through telemedicine and sets conditions on when a provider may, through telemedicine, prescribe medical devices. Prohibits the Indiana optometry board from setting standards for the practice of ocular telemedicine or ocular telehealth that are more restrictive than the standards established for in person practice.

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Title

Telemedicine and medical devices. Removes the restriction on the prescribing of ophthalmic devices through telemedicine and sets conditions on when a provider may, through telemedicine, prescribe medical devices. Prohibits the Indiana optometry board from setting standards for the practice of ocular telemedicine or ocular telehealth that are more restrictive than the standards established for in person practice.

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-02-14SenateSenator Freeman added as second author
2019-02-14SenateSenator Charbonneau added as author
2019-02-14SenateSenator Freeman removed as author
2019-01-03SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Health and Provider Services
2019-01-03SenateAuthored by Senator Freeman

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