MD SB502 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on April 3 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-04-03 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 18
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Requiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to provide, subject to a certain limitation, mental health services appropriately delivered through telehealth to a patient in the patient's home setting; altering the definition of telehealth as it applies to certain entities; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to apply to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for an amendment to certain waivers to implement a pilot program to provide telehealth services under the Maryland Medical Assistance Program; etc.

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Telehealth – Mental Health and Chronic Condition Management Services – Coverage and Pilot Program


Roll Calls

2020-03-17 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 134 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 7) [PASS]
2020-03-14 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 45 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2020-04-03SenateApproved by the Governor - Chapter 18
2020-03-18SenateReturned Passed
2020-03-17HouseThird Reading Passed (134-0)
2020-03-17HouseFavorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
2020-03-16HouseFavorable Report by Health and Government Operations
2020-03-15HouseReferred Health and Government Operations
2020-03-14SenateThird Reading Passed (45-0)
2020-03-13SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2020-03-13SenateFloor Amendment {853521/1 (Senator Hershey) Adopted
2020-03-13SenateFavorable with Amendments {437875/1 Adopted
2020-03-13SenateMotion Special Order until Later Today (Senator Hershey) Adopted
2020-03-13SenateFavorable with Amendments {437875/1
2020-03-13SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Finance
2020-01-31SenateHearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-01-29SenateFirst Reading Finance


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Health - General15103(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance15139(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments