2012 Regular Session

SENATE BILL 781

File Code: Insurance - Health Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 1149
Sponsored By:
Senators Pugh, Pipkin, Mathias, Middleton, Montgomery, Astle, Glassman, Kelley, Kittleman, and Klausmeier
Entitled:
Health Insurance - Coverage for Services Delivered Through Telemedicine

Synopsis:

Requiring insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for health care services delivered through telemedicine in a specified manner; prohibiting insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations from excluding a health care service from coverage solely because it is delivered by telemedicine and not in another manner; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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Senate Action
2/3
First Reading Finance
2/15
Hearing 3/7 at 1:00 p.m.
3/26

Favorable with Amendments Report by Finance
3/22
Favorable with Amendments {727479/1 Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
3/23
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
4/3
Returned Passed
House Action
3/25
First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
3/30
Re-referred Health and Government Operations
Hearing 4/5 at 1:00 p.m.
4/6
Favorable Report by Health and Government Operations
4/2
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
4/3
Third Reading Passed (125-0)
Action after passage in Senate and House
5/22
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 579

Sponsored by:

Senator Catherine E. Pugh, District 40
Senator John C. Astle, District 30
Senator Barry Glassman, District 35
Senator Delores G. Kelley, District 10
Senator Allan H. Kittleman, District 9
Senator Katherine Klausmeier, District 8
Senator James N. Mathias, Jr., District 38
Senator Thomas M. Middleton, District 28
Senator Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Senator E. J. Pipkin, District 36

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Budget and Management, Department of
Discrimination
Health -see also- Mental Health
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Health Maintenance Organizations -see also- Manage Care Orgs
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Health Planning and Cost Review
Medical Assistance
Patients
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc
Prisoners -see also- Ex-Offenders
Public Safety and Correctional Services, Department of
Reimbursement Rates
Reports
State Employees
Telecommunications and Information Technology

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Health - General
( 15-105.2 , 19-706 )
Insurance
( 15-139 )
State Personnel and Pensions
( 2-518 )

Documents

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Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments:
Senate
Number: 727479/01     Offered on: March 26, 2012   at: 8:55 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Committee Votes :
Senate
Finance
House
Health and Government Operations
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
Senate
March 23, 2012: Third Reading Passed (47-0)
House
April 3, 2012: Third Reading Passed (125-0)