This toolkit offers a list of suggested policy changes, model legislative language, talking points, and a guide for promoting discussion and potential action for telehealth policy changes.
ATA's comments regarding the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners proposed new rules for telehealth focused on 3 areas for revision: comparable to regulation of in-person care, recognition of emergency circumstances and accommodation of remotely-provided interpretative services.
ATA strongly supports HB 931 regarding Medicaid coverage for covered services provided by telehealth and HB 934 for a Task Force on the Use of Telehealth to Improve Maryland Health Care.
A state-by-state breakdown of telehealth legislation, including legislative mandates for private coverage, medicaid coverage and other proposed bills at the state level.
ATA, in collaboration with the National Organization of Black Elected Legislative Women, the National Black Caucus of State Legislators and the National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators, has produced model telehealth legislation to help state lawmakers modernize healthcare with telemedicine.
The Georgia Composite Medical Board recently proposed Official Code of Georgia Annotated 360-3-.07 to regulate under what circumstances medical practice “by electronic or other such means” (i.e. telemedicine) constitutes “unprofessional conduct.”
A primer for telehealth in coverage in health benefit plans and how state insurance law governing private and state benefit plans can advanced telemedicine.
Information about the varying levels of state Medicaid support, legislative and regulatory methods by which state Medicaid support may be achieved, and case studies from states that have realized Medicaid reimbursement for remote health services.