2013 Regular Session



Hospitals - Credentialing and Privileging Process - Telemedicine

Sponsored by:

Delegate Smigiel


Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)

Synopsis:Authorizing a hospital, in its credentialing and privileging process for a physician who provides medical services to patients at the hospital only through telemedicine from a distant-site hospital or distant-site telemedicine entity, to rely on credentialing and privileging decisions made for the physician by the distant-site hospital or distant-site telemedicine entity under specified circumstances.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Smigiel, Lee, and McDermott
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0798
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Health and Government Operations  View Committee HearingFinance
Broad Subject(s):Health Care Facilities and Regulation
Health Occupations
Narrow Subject(s):Health Care Facilities -see also- Clinics; Hospices; etc
Hospitals -see also- Clinics; State Hospitals
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Statutes:Article - Health - General

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