State Activity

State Legislative Tracker

The report chart tracks critical state legislation ATA Action supports, supports with amendments, and opposes.    

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 sent a letter to the a member of the Maryland SB 541 conference Committee

ATA Action sent another letter to the Georgia Composite Medial Board regarding the prescription of controlled substances.

ATA Action sent a letter regarding Rhode Island HB 7787

ATA Action sent a letter in support but recommending changes to District of Columbia B25-0545.

ATA Action sent a letter in support of California AB 2339

ATA Action sent a letter withdrawing support for Tennessee SB 1881

ATA Action sent a letter in support of Pennsylvania HB 1512

ATA Action sent a letter commenting on Illinois HB 4093

ATA Action sent a letter in support of Rhode Island SB 2179

ATA Action sent a letter in support of Rhode Island SB 2619

  ATA Action sent a letter commenting on Rhode Island SB 2500

ATA Action sent a letter raising concerns with a Nebraska Medicaid telehealth rulemaking

ATA Action sent a letter commenting on an Ohio Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services telehealth rule.

ATA Action sent a letter commenting on Maryland SB 541

ATA Action sent a letter raising concerns with Oregon HB 4130.

ATA Action sent a letter in support of Missouri SB 851

ATA ACTION SUPPORT OF AB 2051 – Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact

ATA Action sent a letter in support of Colorado Senate Bill 141.

ATA Action sent a letter in support of Colorado Senate Bill 141.

ATA Action sent a letter opposing proposed Oklahoma Board of Optometry telemedicine rules.

ATA Action sent a letter in support of Washington SB 5821

ATA Action sent a letter in support of Washington SB 5481

ATA Action sent a letter in support of Alaska SB 91

ATA Action sent a letter in support of Wisconsin SB 823

ATA Action sent a letter in support of Tennessee SB 1881

ATA ACTION OPPOSITION TO OREGON HOUSE BILL 4130

ATA ACTION WITHDRAWALS SUPPORT FOR MICHIGAN HOUSE BILL 4131

ATA ACTION COMMENTS IN OPPOSITION TO HAWAII HOUSE BILL 1566 “RELATING TO CONSUMER HEALTH DATA”

ATA Action Letter to Wisconsin State Assembly

ATA Action sent a letter to the Wisconsin State Assembly in support of AB500.

ATA Action Letter to South Carolina State House

ATA Action sent a letter to the South Carolina State House of Representatives in support of bill 4159.

ATA Action Letter to Washington State Senate

ATA Action sent a letter in support of Washington Senate Bill 5821.

ATA Action Letter to Vermont Department of Health

ATA Action sent a letter commenting on the Vermont opioid use disorder regulation.

ATA Action Letter to NY Assembly

ATA Action sent a letter raising concerns on Assembly Bill 4983-B.

ATA Action Letter

ATA Action sent a letter expressing our support of the proposed rulemaking to Title 9, Chapter 16, Article 10, Out-of-State telehealth Providers and provide comments regarding a recommended change to the rule.

ATA Action Letter

ATA Action sent a letter to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services regarding the MI Medicaid Policy bulletin MMP 23-10 which provides updated guidelines for Medicaid reimbursed telemedicine services subsequent to the conclusion of the federal COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

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ATA Action sent a letter regarding the proposed New Hampshire Telepass Rule for psychologists

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ATA Action sent a letter commenting on privacy legislation in Maine.

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ATA Action sent a letter commenting on Massachusetts Senate Bill 227.

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ATA Action sent a letter to the Texas Governor and Texas Board of Optometry

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ATA Action letter to Mississippi Insurance Department

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ATA Action sent a letter to the New Jersey Senate Health, Human Services, and Senior Citizens Committee

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ATA Action letter to Oregon Board of Pharmacy

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ATA Action letter to DC Committee on Health

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ATA Action sent a letter of support for Wisconsin SB 135

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ATA Action sent a letter in support of Pennsylvania SB 739

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ATA Action sent a letter to express support for Bill 25-125, the Uniform Telehealth Act of 2023.

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ATA Action sent a letter to the Massachusetts General Assembly commenting on S. 184

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ATA Action sent a letter of support for AB 1369

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ATA Action sent letters in support of New York S 6733/A 7316.

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ATA Action sent letters of support for Wisconsin AB 205/SB 194

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ATA Action sent a letter of opposition to the Senate Substitute of Texas HB 1771

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ATA Action sent a letter to the Nevada State Legislature regarding SB 370

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ATA Action sent a letter in support of Rhode Island SB 574.

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ATA Action sent a letter to the Massachusetts Joint Committee on Financial Services in support of provision present in Bills H. 986, S. 655, H. 1073 and S. 618.

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ATA Action sent a letter to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services regarding the MI Medicaid Policy bulletin MMP 23-10 which provides updated guidelines for Medicaid reimbursed telemedicine services subsequent to the conclusion of the federal COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

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ATA Action sent a letter to the North Carolina State Medical Board regarding their Telemedicine Position Statement

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ATA Action sent a letter to the Alabama General Assembly regarding HB 306

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ATA Action sent a letter to the North Carolina General Assembly regarding HB 576

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ATA Action sent a letter to the North Carolina General Assembly regarding HB 576

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ATA Action sent a letter to the Louisiana State Senate regarding SB 66

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ATA Action sent a letter to the Connecticut General Assembly regarding House Bill 6562

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ATA Action sent a letter to the Missouri State Senate regarding SB 418

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ATA Action sent a letter to the South Carolina State Legislature regarding H 4159

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ATA Action sent a letter to the Nevada State Legislature regarding AB 198

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The ATA sent a letter to the Maine State Legislature regarding LD 1059

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The ATA sent a letter to the Maine State Legislature regarding LD 757

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ATA Action wrote a letter to express opposition to Senate Bill 2527

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ATA Action wrote a comment letter regarding proposed rule 505:10-5-19 addressing telemedicine encounters in the practice of optometry.

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ATA Action wrote a comment letter expressing support for Florida HB 267

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ATA Action wrote a comment letter expressing support for SB 119

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ATA Action wrote a comment letter requesting amendment to SB 418

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ATA Action wrote a comment letter requesting amendment to HB 710

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ATA Action wrote a comment letter expressing support for Kentucky HB 311

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ATA Action wrote a comment letter requesting amendment to Florida HB 1355

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ATA Action wrote a letter expressing support of Texas HB 2727

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ATA Action wrote a comment letter to the Connecticut State Senate regarding SB 3

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ATA Action wrote a letter to the California State Assembly expressing support of AB 1241

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ATA Action wrote a letter to the California General Assembly expressing strong support of AB 232

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ATA Action wrote a comment letter to the Idaho State Senate regarding HB 162

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ATA Action wrote a comment letter to the Connecticut State Senate regarding SB 1176

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ATA Action wrote a letter to the California General Assembly expressing strong support of AB 254

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ATA Action wrote a letter to the Maryland General Assembly commenting on HB 995.

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ATA Action wrote a letter to the New Hampshire Senate Health & Human Services Committee expressing support for SB 238.

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ATA Action wrote a letter to the Arizona Senate Health & Human Services Committee expressing support for SB 1334

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ATA Action wrote a letter to the Maryland Senate Finance Committee expressing support for SB 439

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ATA Action wrote a letter to the Montana House Committee of Human Services to express strong support of  HB 409

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ATA Action wrote a letter to the New York General Assembly expressing strong support of AB 3391

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ATA Action wrote a letter to the Maryland House of Representatives expressing strong support of HB 475: Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Compact.

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ATA Action wrote a letter to the Washington State Legislature commenting on HB 1155, the Washington My Health My Data Act

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ATA Action wrote a letter to the Hawaii Senate Committee on Labor and Technology expressing support with amendment for Senate Bill 684 relating to Medicaid and insurance coverage for telehealth

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ATA Action wrote a letter to the Georgia House Committee expressing support for HB 203

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ATA Action wrote a letter to the New Hampshire House Committee on Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs to express our support of House Bill 500 relating to telehealth prescribing.

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ATA Action wrote a letter to the Hawaii House Committee on Health & Homelessness expressing support of HB 907

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ATA Action wrote a letter to the Washington Senate Health and Long-Term Care Committee expressing support of SB 5481

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ATA Action wrote a letter to the Indiana House Committee on Public Health expressing support of  HB 1352

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ATA Action wrote a letter to the Missouri Governmental Accountability Senate Committee expressing support of Senate Bill 79

ULC Guidelines

The ULC’s latest guidance document includes technology-neutral policy prescriptions that are in general agreement with ATA policy principles.

FSMB Guidelines

The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) recently revised its telemedicine guidelines for the first time since 2014.

ATA Action Letter

ATA Action wrote a letter to the Utah House Business and Labor Committee expressing support of HB 159

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ATA Action wrote a letter to the North Dakota Senate Committee on Human Services expressing support with amendment for Senate Bill 2160

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ATA Action wrote a letter expressing support for Senate Bill 232 relating to permitting out-of-state physicians and physician assistants to provide care in Oregon.

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ATA Action wrote a letter to the VA House Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions expressing support for House Bill 1602.

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ATA Action wrote a letter to the VA Senate Committee on Education and Health, expressing support for Senate Bill 1418.

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ATA Action wrote a letter to the Washington State House of Representatives, to express support for HB 1027.

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ATA Action wrote a letter to the Washington State Senate expressing support for SB 5036.

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ATA Action wrote a letter to the Ohio Medical Board to express support for rule 4731-37-01 regarding telehealth.

ATA Action Letter

ATA Action wrote a letter to the Vermont Agency of Human Services expressing support for the proposed amendments to the Agency’s Health Care Administrative Rules section 3.101.

ATA Action Comments

ATA Action sent a letter to the Maryland Department of Health commenting on proposed rules pertaining to telehealth services.

ATA Action Letter to Mississippi Department of Health

ATA Action sent a letter to the Mississippi Department of Health in opposition to provisions of Proposed Rule 8.1.5 related to telehealth practices for occupational therapists

ATA Action Letter to Oregon Board of Pharmacy

ATA Action sent a letter to the Oregon Board of Pharmacy in support of the proposed amendments to the telemedicine law.

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 Action Letter to Maryland HCC

ATA Action sent a letter to the Maryland Health Care Commission commenting on their telehealth recommendations.

ATA Action Letter to New Jersey Legislature

ATA Action sent a letter to New Jersey state legislature in support of S3061.

ATA Action Letter to New Jersey Legislature

ATA Action sent a letter of support for S3236/A4629.

ATA Action Letter to New Jersey Assembly

ATA Action sent a letter in opposition to New Jersey AB2193 in its current form and to offer our thoughts to help improve this bill.

ATA Action Letter to New Jersey Assembly

ATA Action sent a letter in opposition to A4485/S3216 wherein the proposed legislation excludes telehealth services from network adequacy requirements.

ATA Action Letter in Opposition to IL rule

ATA Action submitted comments in opposition to Illinois regulation 19549.

ATA Action Letter to New York DOH

ATA Action sent a letter to the NY Department of Health asking for clarity on the remote prescription of controlled substances.

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

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