RELATING TO GENDER AFFIRMING CARE.
DOH; Gender Affirming Treatment; Telehealth; Provider-Patient Relationship; In-Person Requirements; Prescriptions; Licensure; Professional Liability Insurance; Foreign Subpoenas; Expenditure Ceiling; Appropriation ($)
Excepts certain in-person consultation and examination requirements to establish a provider-patient relationship for the purposes of gender affirming treatment via telehealth. Excepts certain in-person consultation and examination requirements to establish a provider-patient relationship for issuing prescriptions for the purposes of gender affirming treatment. Prohibits certain boards from taking adverse action against individuals possessing or applying for a license to practice medicine and surgery or nursing for providing gender affirming treatments in the State in compliance with the laws of the State or being disciplined by another state for providing gender affirming treatments. Prohibits certain insurers from taking adverse actions against health care providers for providing gender affirming treatments. Prohibits court clerks from issuing subpoenas in connection with out-of-state subpoenas related to gender affirming treatments that are provided in compliance with the laws of the State. Requires the Department of Health to establish a public health campaign that educates the public on gender affirming treatment services statewide. Declares that the general fund expenditure ceiling is exceeded. Makes an appropriation.
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ConAm = Constitutional Amendment
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