Bill Number: HB 267
Pending Legislation and Regulation
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Requiring that regulations adopted by the Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene under a specified provision of law allow psychiatric nurse practitioners to provide and receive reimbursement from State and federal funds for telemental health services.
MD Rule: Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems - Perinatal and Neonatal Referral Center Standards
Title: Perinatal and Neonatal Referral Center Standards
Bill Number: HP 652
This bill would allow a physician not licensed in Maine to practice medicine through interstate telemedicine, as long as they followed specific registration procedures outlined in the bill.
This bill would require the Department of Health and Human Services to study the feasibility of, need for and cost of providing telemedicine medical assistance for residents and visitors on all the year-round inhabited islands in the State and to report to the Joint Standing Committee on Health and Human Services no later than January 15, 2016.
This bill would define “Direct service time”, for purposes of children’s therapeutic services and supports, to include time that a mental health professional, clinical trainee, mental health practitioner, or mental health behavioral aide spends with a client or client’s family as a covered telemedicine service, among other things.
This bill would adopt the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact developed by the Federation of State Medical Boards.
This bill would require the commissioner to take certain steps regarding community vitualization which means the application of telecommunication technologies to more cost effectively deliver and expand access to services with communities.
This bill would provide for telemedicine coverage and parity between telemedicine and in person services. It would also require coverage of telemedicine through the medical assistance plan.