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HB1944       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO TELEHEALTH.
Report Title: Telehealth; Insurance; Medicaid; Covered Services; Liability Insurance; Reimbursement; Disclosure; Requirements; EUTF
Description: Requires the State's medicaid managed care and fee-for-service programs to cover services provided through telehealth. Specifies medical professional liability insurance policy requirements with regard to telehealth coverage. Clarifies requirements for establishing provider-patient relationships for telehealth for purposes of reimbursement. Specifies reimbursement requirements for distant site and originating site providers. Requires written disclosure of coverages and benefits associated with telehealth services. Ensures telehealth encompasses store and forward technologies, remote monitoring, live consultation, and mobile health. Ensures telehealth is covered when originating in a patient's home and other non-medical environments. Clarifies requirements for physicians and out-of-state physicians to establish a physician-patient relationship via telehealth. Ensures reimbursement requirements for telehealth services apply to all health benefits plans under chapter 87A, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Makes other conforming amendments related to telehealth.
Companion:  SB2395
Package: None
Current Referral: HLT, CPC, FIN
Introducer(s): BELATTI, CREAGAN, KOBAYASHI, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA

Sort by Date Status Text
1/22/2016HPending introduction.
1/25/2016HIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
1/27/2016HReferred to HLT, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 2
2/2/2016HBill scheduled to be heard by HLT on Friday, 02-05-16 9:15AM in House conference room 329.
2/4/2016HBroadcast of hearing/briefing available. See: www.capitoltv.org
2/5/2016HThe committee(s) on HLT recommend(s) that the measure be deferred until 02-10-16 11:30AM in House conference room 329.
2/5/2016HBill scheduled for decision making on Wednesday, 02-10-16 11:30AM in conference room 329.

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HB1944




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HLT 329 2/10/2016 11:30 AM View