Updates – Telehealth

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protected content Alert: ERIC Submits Testimony on Washington Telemedicine Payment Parity Bill

Today, ERIC submitted written testimony on Washington Senate Bill 5385, which would require that telemedicine services be reimbursed at the same rate as in-person services… More

ERIC Submits Testimony on Washington State Telemedicine Payment Parity Bill

Today, ERIC submitted testimony to the Washington state Senate Health & Long Term Care Committee regarding opportunities to expand and improve the delivery of health care through telemedicine in Washington… More

ERIC Comments on North Dakota Telemedicine Bill

Today, ERIC submitted comments on North Dakota Senate Bill 2094, which would require most telemedicine visits to be performed using both audio and video communication technology… More

ERIC Submits Comments on North Dakota’s Proposed Telemedicine Legislation

On behalf of The ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC), thank you for accepting input from interested stakeholders as you consider the proposed legislation, Senate Bill 2094, regarding telemedicine… More

ERIC Supports Pennsylvania Telehealth Legislation

The ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC) submitted testimony to the Pennsylvania State Senate in support of Senate Bill 780 (S. 780)… More

protected content Alert: ERIC Submits Testimony in Support of Pennsylvania Telemedicine Bill

This week, ERIC submitted testimony to the Pennsylvania Senate on Senate Bill 780. This bill was introduced last June and has been slowly making its way through the legislative process, most recently being passed out of the Banking and Insurance Committee in January… More

ERIC Submits Testimony on Pennsylvania Telemedicine Bill

On behalf of The ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC), thank you for accepting testimony from interested stakeholders as you explore opportunities to expand and improve the delivery of health care through telemedicine in Pennsylvania… More

protected content Alert: ERIC Submits Testimony on Connecticut Telemedicine Payment Parity Bill

Yesterday, ERIC submitted testimony to the Connecticut General Assembly Public Health Committee on House Bill 5299, which would make changes to the state’s telemedicine law, most notably requiring telemedicine services to be reimbursed at the same rate as in-person services… More

ERIC Asks For Pay Parity Change in Connecticut Telehealth Legislation

ERIC has asked the Connecticut General Assembly Joint Committee on Public Health to eliminate provisions in House Bill 5299 that would artificially inflate the cost of telemedicine by imposing government requirements on reimbursement rates… More

protected content Alert: Connecticut Considering Telemedicine Payment Parity Bill

A bill has been introduced in the Connecticut General Assembly that would make changes to the state’s telemedicine law… More

protected content Alert: South Dakota Telemedicine Bill Tabled 

South Dakota Senate Bill 123, which ERIC alerted you to, has been tabled. We were not supportive of the bill because it contained language that would require a "physical" examination as part of the requirements to establish a patient-provider relationship, and it would permit only audio-visual technology to be used for telemedicine encounters… More

ERIC Applauds Inclusion of CHRONIC Care Act in Continuing Resolution

The ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC) applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for including the CHRONIC Care Act in the Continuing Resolution (CR), which will expand the use of telehealth for treating and diagnosing strokes and make it easier for enrollees to pay for telehealth services… More

protected content Alert: ERIC Submits Comments on Mississippi Board of Medical Licensure Proposed Rule

Today, ERIC submitted comments to the Mississippi Board of Medical Licensure on a proposed rule to Part 2640 that could impact telemedicine in the state… More

ERIC Submits Comments on Mississippi’s Part 2640 Proposed Rules

On behalf of The ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC), thank you for accepting input from interested stakeholders as you consider the Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure proposed rules for Part 2640… More

protected content Alert: ERIC Submits Comments to North Dakota Administrative Rules Committee

On December 4, ERIC submitted comments related to the North Dakota Board of Medicine’s proposed telemedicine rules, which will be reviewed at the State Administrative Rules Committee today… More

ERIC’s Comment Letter on Proposed Telemedicine Rules in North Dakota

On behalf of The ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC), thank you for accepting input from interested stakeholders as you consider the North Dakota Board of Medicine’s proposed rules regarding telemedicine. ERIC is the only national association that advocates exclusively for large employers on health, retirement, and compensation public policies at the federal, state, and local levels. We speak in one voice for our members on their benefit and compensation interests, including many members with employees and retirees in North Dakota… More

Texas Medical Board Moves Forward with Implementing Telemedicine

The ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC) today submitted comments to the Texas Medical Board praising it for taking steps to quickly implement the new telemedicine law in the state, including the incorporation of mental health services… More

protected content Alert: ERIC Submits Comments to Texas Medical Board

Today, ERIC submitted comments to the Texas Medical Board on its proposed rules to implement the telemedicine legislation that was passed earlier this year… More

protected content Alert: ERIC Submits Comments to Florida Telehealth Advisory Council

The Florida Telehealth Advisory Council recently released its Report of Recommendations, which will be reviewed in the Council’s meeting today, October 3… More

ERIC Submits Comments on Florida’s Telehealth Advisory Council’s Report of Recommendations

Thank you for accepting comments from interested stakeholders as you develop telehealth rules in Florida… More

protected content Alert: Texas Medical Board Releases Proposed Rules

The Texas Medical Board recently released its proposed rules to implement the telemedicine legislation that was enacted earlier this year… More

New Survey Highlights How Employers are Innovating in Spite of Rising Health Care Costs

Today’s release of the National Business Group on Health’s (NBGH) annual survey highlights the important role large employers play as innovators in the health care system, their interest in how health care is delivered and paid for, and the increased availability of telemedicine… More

protected content Summary: Pennsylvania Senate Bill 780

This is a summary of Pennsylvania's telehealth bill, Senate Bill 780… More

protected content ERIC Victory: New Jersey Telemedicine Bill Passes Legislature-Sunset Provision Removed

Yesterday, New Jersey Assembly Committee Substitute for Assembly Bill 1464 (ACS 1464) was unanimously passed by the state’s Assembly and Senate… More

protected content Alert: New Jersey Telemedicine Update

On June 12, a hearing on New Jersey Assembly Committee Substitute for Assembly Bill 1464 (ACS 1464) was held by the Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee… More

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