Pending Legislation and Regulation

Filter pending legislation and regulation by jurisdiction(s), rule type(s), or topic(s).

Louisiana

LA Rule: Speech-Pathology and Audiology

Amends rules to make technical changes and clarifications, add definitions for telehealth/telepractice, remove hearing aid dispensing fee from renewal and initial applications, and add telehealth registration fees.

Massachusetts

MA Legislation: HB 1810 - Behavioral Health

This bill would mandate coverage for telemedicine behavioral health services in circumstances when office visits are not practical.

MA Legislation: HB 267 - Telemedicine Services

This bill would expand access to telemedicine services by allowing certain clinicians to be credentialed and allowing for coverage of such services by all payers and the Medicaid program.

MA Legislation: HB 4442 - Telemedicine Services

Advances and expends access to telemedicine services.

MA Legislation: SB 529 - Telemedicine

Requires insurers to cover services delivered through telemedicine.

MA Legislation: SB 617 - Telemedicine Coverage

This bill would provide for coverage of telemedicine by private insurers in the state as well as by MassHealth (MA’s Medicaid program).

Maine

ME Rule: Board of Licensure in Medicine - Telemedicine Practice Standards

Establishes standards for the practice of medicine using telemedicine in providing health care.

ME Rule: Board of Osteopathic Licensure - Telemedicine Standards of Practice

Establishes standards for the practice of medicine using telemedicine in providing health care.

ME Rule: Office of MaineCare Services

Amends rules regarding definitions, eligibility for care, interactive telehealth services and telemonitoring services, and non-routine medical supplies.

Michigan

MI Legislation: HB 4582 - Interstate Medical Licensure Compact

This bill would modify the physician licensure process to incorporate the Federation of State Medical Boards’ Interstate Medical Licensure Compact. 

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