HB 115 (BR 345) - S. Nunn, T. Burch
AN ACT relating to telehealth.
Amend KRS 205.510 to add telehealth consultation to the definition of "medical care" and add the asynchronous transmission of clinical data, including store and forward, to the definition of "telehealth consultation"; amend KRS 205.559 to require Medicaid reimbursement for asynchronous telehealth consultations provided through the telehealth network; amend KRS 304.17A-138 to require health benefit plans to reimburse for asynchronous telehealth consultations provided through the telehealth network; amend KRS 11.550 to change the University of Kentucky member of the telehealth board from the chancellor of the medical school to the Executive Vice President of Health Affairs.
HB 115 - AMENDMENTS
HFA (1, S. Nunn) - Delete prevention, early detection of disease, health promotion, and management of a chronic disease as a purpose for which a "telehealth consultation" may be provided; add post-surgical follow-up as a purpose for which a "telehealth consultation" may be provided.
(Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)
Jan 6-introduced in House; to Health and Welfare (H)
Jan 26-posted in committee
Mar 4-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Mar 5-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 10-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 11, 2004
Mar 11-floor amendment (1) filed
Mar 23-taken from the Regular Orders of the Day; recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)