VA HB1970 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 2-1)
Status: Introduced on January 7 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-01-11 - Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #1
Pending: House Health, Welfare and Institutions: Subcommittee #1 Committee
Hearing: Jan 17 in House Committee Room
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Telemedicine services; coverage and practice. Requires insurers, Telemedicine services; coverage and practice. Requires insurers, corporations, or health maintenance organizations to cover remote patient monitoring services as part of their coverage of telemedicine services to the full extent that these services are available. The bill defines remote patient monitoring services as the delivery of home health services using telecommunications technology to enhance the delivery of home health care, including monitoring of clinical patient data such as weight, blood pressure, pulse, pulse oximetry, blood glucose, and other condition-specific data; medication adherence monitoring; and interactive video conferencing with or

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Telemedicine services; coverage and practice.



2019-01-11HouseAssigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #1
2019-01-07HouseReferred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
2019-01-07HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102304D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
321325(n/a)See Bill Text
3823418.16(n/a)See Bill Text
5412901(n/a)See Bill Text
5412903(n/a)See Bill Text

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