As we’ve discussed, payment parity for telemedicine services is the issue de jour this legislative session, and we wanted to provide you with a brief rundown of some of this month’s activity related to it. The following is a synopsis of telemedicine bills in Washington, Georgia, and Florida.
This week ERIC submitted letters in two different states reminding them of the preemption provisions for employers that currently sponsor retirement plans under ERISA. Both Washington state and Oklahoma are considering the implementation of mandatory state-administered IRA programs which would contravene ERISA’s preemption provisions
ERIC submitted comments regarding Washington Senate Bill 5740 (SB 5740)
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
In the Washington State Legislature, House Bill 1518 has been introduced that would place an assessment on employers with employees on the state’s medical assistance program
ERIC and the City of Seattle have filed for a temporary non-enforcement of Part 3 of the Seattle Hotel Employees Health and Safety Initiative