|HB 1448-S.E2 - DIGEST|
|(AS OF HOUSE 2ND READING 2/05/14)|
Recognizes the application of telemedicine as a reimbursable service by which an individual receives medical services from a health care provider without in-person contact with the provider.
Reduces the compliance requirements on hospitals when granting privileges or associations to telemedicine physicians.
Requires the medical quality assurance commission, the nursing care quality assurance commission, and the board of osteopathic medicine and surgery to inform the health committees of the legislature on recommended or adopted criteria under which health care providers from out-of-state would be permitted to deliver telemedicine services to this state's residents that will ensure the quality of services delivered and the safety of those patients receiving those services.