SB 851
Modifies provisions relating to telemedicine
LR Number:
Last Action:
4/17/2024 - Voted Do Pass S Health and Welfare Committee
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2024

Current Bill Summary

SB 851 - Current law prohibits the use of an internet or telephone questionnaire completed by a patient from constituting an acceptable medical interview for the provision of treatment by telehealth. This act permits such questionnaires if the information provided sufficient as though the medical interview was performed in person.

Additionally, current law requires a physician-patient relationship for purposes of telehealth to include a sufficient dialogue with the patient regarding treatment. This act changes "dialogue" to "exchange" with the patient regarding treatment.

This act is identical to SCS/SB 418 (2023) and substantially similar to HB 710 (2023).



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