State Activity

State Legislative Tracker

The report chart tracks critical state legislation ATA Action supports, supports with amendments, and opposes. The ATA Activity in The States chart tracks all ATA activity that has occurred in each state such as submitted comments and testimony.

ATA Terminology and Policy Language

The standardized telehealth terminology and policy language for states on medical practice was developed by the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) to serve as a toolkit for state policymakers throughout the country as they grapple with crafting telehealth laws that work in the best interest of their constituents. The policy options and terminology, if adopted by state legislatures, will expand patient access to healthcare services, improve quality of care and reduce costs through the use of telehealth.

ATA Terminology and Policy Language

The standardized telehealth terminology and policy language for states on coverage and reimbursement was developed by the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) to serve as a toolkit for state policymakers throughout the country as they grapple with crafting telehealth laws that work in the best interest of their constituents. The policy options and terminology, if adopted by state legislatures, will expand patient access to healthcare services, improve quality of care and reduce costs through the use of telehealth.

ATA Action Letter to Washington DOH

ATA Action sent a letter to the Washington DOH outlining some concerns with the recent proposed home health rule.

ATA Action Letter to New Mexico Medical Board

ATA Action sent a letter to the New Mexico Medical Board commenting on their proposed telemedicine rules.

ATA Action Letter to Wisconsin DOH

ATA Action sent a letter to the Wisconsin Department of Health in support of recent telemedicine rules.

ATA Action Letter to California State Legislature

ATA Action sent a letter to the California State Legislature commenting on AB32.

ATA Action Letter to West Virginia Board of Optometry

ATA Action sent a letter to the West Virginia Board of Optometry voicing our concerns with their proposed rules.

ATA Action Letter to Michigan State Legislature

ATA Action sent a letter to the Michigan State Legislature in support of Senate Bill 1135 and commenting on provisions relating to the medical assistance program and the Healthy Michigan program telehealth policy.

ATA Action Letter to California State Legislature

ATA Action sent a letter to the California State Legislature commenting on AB32.

ATA Action FSMB One-Pager

This one pager outlines the critical updates made to the 2022 FSMB Telemedicine Model Policy.

ATA Action Letter to California State Legislature

ATA Action sent a letter to the California State Legislature commenting on AB2089.

Stakeholder Letter

ATA, ATA Action and 6 other organizations sent a letter to the Ohio Common Sense Initiative expressing our opposition to certain provisions in proposed rule 4731-37-01 regarding telehealth services.

ATA Action Letter to Kentucky State Legislature

ATA Action sent a letter to the Kentucky State Legislature expressing our concerns regarding provisions in proposed rule 907 KAR 003:170, a rule applying to telehealth service coverage and reimbursement within Kentucky’s Medicaid program.

ATA Action Letter to Alabama Board of Medical Examiners

ATA Action Letter to Pennsylvania

ATA Action sent a letter to the PA Secretary of State expressing concerns about potential consequences for Pennsylvanians receiving medication-assisted treatment (MAT) via telemedicine resulting from the expiration of the Department of State’s professional licensure waivers.

ATA Action Letter to Oregon Board of Pharmacy

ATA Action send a letter to the Oregon Board of Pharmacy requesting that the Board revise OAR 855-019-0210(2)(a) to align with recent changes to Oregon’s telemedicine law pursuant to HB 4034.

ATA Action Letter to Ohio Common Sense Initiative

ATA Action sent comments to the Ohio Common Sense Initiative in regards to proposed rule 4731-37-01 related to telehealth.

ATA Action Letter to New York Board

ATA Action sent a letter commenting on New York Medicaid Telehealth Rule.

ATA Action Letter to Rhode Island Department of Health

ATA Action letter to Rhode Island Department of Health to review the telemedicine rule 216-RICR-40-05-1.

ATA Action Letter to New York State Legislature

ATA Action Letter to New York State Legislature in Support of Senate Bill 6846.

ATA Action Letter to Maine Medical Board

ATA Action sent a letter to the Maine Medical Board commenting on the Joint Telehealth Rule.

ATA Action Letter to Iowa State Legislature

ATA Action sent a letter to the Iowa State Legislature in support of House File 2245.

ATA Action Letter to California State Legislature

ATA Action sent a letter to the California State Legislature commenting on Senate Bill 1189.

ATA Action Letter to Colorado State Legislature

ATA Action sent a letter to Colorado State Legislature commenting on Senate Bill 22-181.

ATA Action Letter to Louisiana State Legislature

ATA Action sent a letter to Louisiana State Legislature in support for House Bill 624.

ATA Action Letter to Colorado State Legislature

ATA Action sent a letter to Colorado State Legislature in support of Senate Bill 22-077.

ATA Action Letter to California State Legislature

ATA Action sent a letter to the California State Legislature commenting on Assembly Bill 2089.

SOC One-Pager

This ATA one-pager outlines the standard of care as it relates to state and federal public policy.

ATA Action Letter to Ohio Vision Board

ATA Action sent a letter to the Ohio Vision Professional Board in opposition to proposed rule regarding telehealth services.

ATA Action Letter to NY Workers Compensation Board

ATA Action sent a letter to the New Workers Compensation Board commenting on the proposed rule.

ATA Action Letter to California State Legislature

ATA Action sent a letter to the California Assembly and Senate commenting on the provisions in the 2022-23 budget trailer bill relating to Medi-Cal telehealth policy.

ATA Action Letter to Vermont State Legislature

ATA Action sent a letter to the Vermont State Legislature in support of House Bill 665.

ATA Action Letter to Delaware State Legislature

ATA Action sent a letter to the Delaware State Legislature in support of House Bill 334.

ATA Action sent a letter to the South Carolina state legislature in support of Senate Bill 1179.

ATA Action Letter to Connecticut State Legislature

ATA Action sent a letter to the Connecticut State Legislature commenting on House Bill 5450.

ATA Action Letter to Missouri State Legislature

ATA Action sent a letter to the Missouri State Legislature in support of Senate Bill 1002.

ATA Action Letter to Mississippi State Legislature

ATA Action sent a letter to the Mississippi State Legislature in support of Senate Bill 2738.

ATA Action Alabama One-Pager

ATA Action created a one-pager explaining why the legislators should vote no on this restrictive bill. If enacted, Alabama would become the most restrictive state in the country when it comes to telehealth access.

ATA Letter to Alabama State Legislature

ATA Action letter to the Alabama State Legislature commenting on House Bill 423.

ATA Action Letter to Connecticut State Legislature

ATA Action letter to the Connecticut State Legislature in support of House Bill 5046.

ATA Action Letter on NY Budget

ATA Action sent a letter to the New York Governor’s office, Senate Majority office, and the State Assembly commenting on the budget relating to telehealth.

ATA Action Letter to Ohio Medical Board

ATA Action sent a letter to the Ohio Medical Board commenting on the proposed telehealth rules.

ATA Action Letter to Arkansas Medical Board

ATA Action sent a letter to the Arkansas Medical Board in support of proposed rule 2.8 –  establishing a patient/provider relationship.

ATA Action Letter to Idaho State Legislature

ATA Action sent a letter to the Idaho State Legislature in support of Senate Bill 1328.

ATA Action Letter to Tennessee State Legislature

ATA Action sent a letter to the Tennessee State Legislature in support of SB2453.

ATA Action Letter to Virginia State Legislature

ATA Action sent a letter to the Virginia State Legislature in support of Senate Bill 369.

ATA Action Letter to Washington State Legislature

ATA Action sent a letter to the Washington State Legislature commenting on Substitute House Bill 1821.

ATA Action Letter to Tennessee State Legislature

ATA Action sent a letter to the Tennessee State Legislature in support of  HB1973.

ATA Action Letter to South Carolina State Legislature

ATA Action sent a letter to the South Carolina State Legislature in support of House Bill 4085.

ATA Letter to Ohio Vision Professionals Board

ATA Action sent a letter to Ohio Vision Professionals Board in opposition to proposed rule.

ATA Action Letter to Alaska State Legislature

ATA Action sent a letter to the Alaska State Legislature commenting on House Bill 265.

ATA Action Letter to Utah State Legislature

ATA Action sent a letter to the Utah State Legislature in opposition of House Bill 365.

ATA Action Letter to West Virginia State Legislature

ATA Action sent a letter to the West Virginia State Legislature in opposition to the Senate Judiciary Committee’s originating bill regarding telehealth.

ATA Letter to Georgia State Legislature

ATA Action sent a letter to the Georgia State Legislature in support of House Bill 629.

ATA Action Letter to Missouri State Legislature

ATA Action sent a letter to the Missouri State Legislature in support of House Bill 2165.

ATA Comments to FSMB

The ATA sent a letter to the Federation of State Medical Boards commenting on their draft telemedicine report.

Teledentistry Guiding Principles

The American Telemedicine Association and the American TeleDentistry Association worked in collaboration to create these guiding principles for state legislators and other lawmakers to use as a resource when implementing teledentistry policies.

ATA Action Letter to New Hampshire State Legislature

ATA Action sent a letter to the New Hampshire state legislature in support of Senate Bill 390.

ATA Action Letter to Minnesota State Legislature

ATA Action sent a letter to the Minnesota State Legislature in support of Senate Filing 2302.

ATA Action Letter to Utah State Legislature

ATA Action sent a letter to the Utah State Legislature in support of Senate Bill 151.

ATA Action Letter to Kentucky State Legislature

ATA Action sent a letter of support for House Bill 188 to the Kentucky State Legislature.

ATA Action Letter to Ohio Medical Board

ATA Action sent a letter to the Ohio Medical Board expressing concerns about language in the proposed new rule 4731-37-01 regarding telehealth and amendments to rule 4731-11-09 regarding controlled substance and telehealth prescribing.

ATA Letter to Indiana State Legislature

ATA Action sent a letter of support of Senate Bill 251 to the Indiana State Legislature.

ATA Action Letter to Mississippi State Legislature

The ATA sent a letter to the Mississippi State Legislature in support of House Bill 447.

ATA Action Letter to New Hampshire State Legislature

ATA Action sent a letter to the New Hampshire State Legislature commenting on Senate Bill 430.

ATA Letter to West Virginia State Legislature

The ATA sent a letter to the West Virginia state legislature in support of SB371, as currently written.

ATA Letter to Florida State Legislature

The ATA sent a letter to the Florida State Legislature in support of HB 17.

ATA Letter to Kansas State Legislature

The ATA sent a letter to the Kansas State Legislature in opposition of Senate Bill 121.

ATA Letter to Georgia State Legislature

The ATA sent a letter to the Georgia State Legislature in support of House Bill 629.

ATA Letter to New York State Legislature

The ATA sent a letter to the New York State Legislature in support of Senate Bill 5505.

ATA Letter to South Dakota Legislature

The ATA sent a letter to the South Dakota State Legislature in support of HB 1029.

ATA Letter to Washington State Legislature

The ATA sent a letter to the Washington State Legislature commenting and seeking amendments on House Bill 1821.

ATA Letter to Maryland State Legislators

The ATA sent a letter to the Maryland State Legislature in support of Senate Bill 154, which if enacted, would allow Maryland to adopt the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Compact.

ATA Letter to Mississippi Legislature

The ATA sent a letter to the Mississippi House Insurance Committee commenting on House Bill 452.

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ATA State Legislative Tracker 2021

The ATA’s state legislative tracker for the year 2021.

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ATA Letter to Mississippi Board

The ATA sent a letter to the Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure commenting on language in the proposed rule regarding store-and-forward (also known as asynchronous) technologies.

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ATA Letter to Texas Dental Board

The ATA sent a letter to the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners commenting on the proposed rule relating to teledentistry.

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ATA Letter to Ohio State Legislature

The ATA sent a letter to the Ohio State Legislature in support of the Senate substitute version of HB 122 while offering amendments.

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ATA Letter to Pennsylvania State Legislature

The ATA sent another letter of support of SB 705 to the Pennsylvania State Legislature.

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ATA Letter to Michigan State Legislature

The ATA sent a letter to Michigan State legislators in support of Senate Bill 166.

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ATA Letter to Massachusetts State Legislature

The ATA sent a letter to the Massachusetts State Legislature in support of House Bill 2367.

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ATA Letter to Ohio State Legislature

The ATA sent a letter to the Ohio State Legislature in support of House Bill 122 and offered a few suggested amendments.

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ATA Letter to Ohio State Legislature

The ATA sent a letter to the Ohio State Legislature in support of Senate Bill 204, which would enter Ohio into the Counseling Compact.

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ATA Letter to Alaska State Legislature

The ATA sent a letter to the Alaska State Legislature in support of Senate Bill 3006.

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NJ One-Pager

The ATA and 36 other organizations signed a one-pager urging New Jersey Governor Murphy to sign S2559/A4179 into law which would permanently allow patients to continue utilizing telehealth services beyond the pandemic.

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ATA Letter to Maine Board

The ATA sent a letter to the Maine Board of Licensure in Medicine highlighting the various benefits of telehealth for the Board to consider during the rulemaking process.

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ATA Letter to New Mexico Medical Board

The ATA sent a letter to the New Mexico Medical Board ahead of their upcoming discussion commenting on licensure exceptions for out-of-state providers treating New Mexico patients via telemedicine technologies.

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ATA Letter to Ohio Medical Board

The ATA sent a letter to the Ohio Medical Board seeking for clarification on the recently published telemedicine FAQs.

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ATA Letter to West Virginia Board of Medicine

The ATA sent a letter to the West Virginia Board of Medicine commenting on the proposed telehealth rules.

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ATA Letter to California State Legislature

The ATA sent a letter to California State Legislators in opposition to SB 457 unless amended.

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ATA Letter to New Jersey Governor

The ATA sent a letter urging Governor Phil Murphy to sign SB 2559.

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ATA Letter to Ohio State Legislature

The ATA sent a letter to Ohio State Legislators in support for provisions in House Bill 110.

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ATA Letter of Opposition To California Assembly Bill 457

The ATA submitted a letter to the California Senate in opposition of Assembly Bill 457.

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ATA Letter of Support for Michigan House Bill 4356- Senate Substitute 1

The ATA submitted a letter to the Michigan Senate in support of House Bill 4356 – Senate Substitute 1.

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ATA Letter of Support Massachusetts HB 1284 and SB 163

The ATA submitted a letter to the Massachusetts Joint Committee of Health Care Financing in support of House Bill 1284 and Senate bill 163, An Act Relative to Nurse Licensure Compacts.

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ATA Letter to New York Legislature

The ATA sent a letter to the New York Legislature in support of Senate Bill 6846.

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ATA Letter to Pennsylvania Legislature

The ATA sent a letter to the Pennsylvania Legislature in support of Senate Bill 705.

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ATA Letter to Illinois State Legislature

The ATA sent a letter to the Illinois State Legislature in support of House Bill 3308.

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ATA Letter to California State Assembly

The ATA sent a letter to the California State Assembly in opposition to section 4 of SB 642.

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ATA Letter to Wisconsin State Legislature

The ATA sent a letter to Wisconsin State Legislators in support of Senate Bill 309.

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ATA Letter to Wisconsin State Legislature

The ATA sent a letter to Wisconsin State Legislators in support of Assembly Bill 296.

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ATA Letter to Minnesota State Legislature

The ATA sent a letter to the Minnesota State Legislature commenting on House File 2128, specifically the telehealth article.

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ATA Letter to Texas State Legislature

The ATA sent a letter to the Texas State Legislature in support of House Bill 4.  

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ATA Letters to Iowa State Legislature

The ATA sent letters to the Iowa State Legislature expressing concerns about problematic language in House File 893 and Senate Study Bill 1276 regarding mental health services provided via telehealth.

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ATA Letter to Nevada State Legislature

The ATA sent a letter to the Nevada State Legislature in support of Senate Bill 5.

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ATA Letter to Maine State Legislature

The ATA sent a letter to the Maine State Legislature commenting on the telehealth bills pending before the committee.

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ATA Letter to Oregon State Legislature

The ATA sent a letter to the Oregon State Legislature in support of and commenting on House Bill 2508 as amended, which requires public and private payers to reimburse health care services provided via telemedicine and revises Oregon’s definition of telemedicine as it relates to insurance.

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ATA Letter to Delaware State Legislature

The ATA sent a letter to the Delaware State Legislature commenting on and offering amendments to HB 160.

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One-Pager on CA AB 457

The ATA created a one-pager which lays out why we oppose AB 457 and shows other groups who oppose the bill as well.

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ATA Letter to Louisiana State Legislature

The ATA sent a letter to the Louisiana State Legislature in support of House Bill 270.

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ATA Letter to Rhode Island State Legislature

The ATA sent a letter to the Rhode Island State Legislature commenting on and offering amendments to HB 6032.

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ATA Letter to California State Assembly

The ATA sent a letter to the California State Assembly voicing our opposition and asking for clarification to Assembly Bill 457.

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ATA Letter to Michigan State Legislature

The ATA sent a letter to the Michigan State Legislature in support of House Bill 4356.

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ATA Letter to Colorado State Legislature

The ATA sent a letter to the Colorado State Legislature in support of House Bill 1190.

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ATA Letter to Minnesota State Legislature

The ATA sent a letter to the Minnesota State Legislature commenting on House File 2128.

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ATA Letter to Oklahoma State Legislature

The ATA sent a letter to the Oklahoma State Legislature in support of Senate Bill 674.

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ATA Letter to North Carolina State Legislature

The ATA sent a letter to the North Carolina state legislature in support of House Bill 149. At the same time, ATA urges the legislature to amend the bill’s approach to remote patient monitoring to better represent the broad range of technologies that deliver telehealth.

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ATA Letter to Illinois State Legislature

The ATA sent a letter to the Illinois State Legislature in support of House Bill 3498.

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One Pager

The one-pager lays out the statutes in the states surrounding Arkansas and how they are consistent with HB 1063.

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ATA Letters to Rhode Island Legislators

The ATA sent letters to the Rhode Island legislature in opposition to SB 483 and HB 5612.

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ATA Letter to Georgia State Legislature

The ATA sent a letter to the Georgia State Legislature offering amendments to House Bill 307, regarding the expansion of telemedicine in Georgia.

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ATA Sample Letters for Use

The ATA has created two letters for member organizations to send by email and mail to the Arkansas Public Health, Welfare, and Labor Committee in support of House Bill 1063.

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ATA Advocacy One-Pager

The ATA created a one pager in support of passing Arkansas HB 1063.

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ATA Letter to Connecticut State Legislature

The ATA sent a letter to the Connecticut State Legislature commenting on and in support of Senate Bill 1022, which would expand Connecticut residents’ access to telehealth services.