Enrolled House Bill (H)

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Health information; telemedicine. Requires the secretary of family and social services to provide information concerning the Medicaid program, the healthy Indiana plan, and the children's health insurance program to the legislative services agency upon request for the purposes of doing analysis related to those programs. Sets forth requirements that must be met before: (1) a physician; (2) a physician assistant; (3) an advanced practice nurse; or (4) an optometrist; with prescriptive authority may issue a prescription to a patient receiving telemedicine services. Provides that certain drugs and devices may not be prescribed through the use of telemedicine. Specifies jurisdiction for Health information; telemedicine. Requires the secretary of family and social services to provide information concerning the Medicaid program, the healthy Indiana plan, and the children's health insurance program to the legislative services agency upon request for the purposes of doing analysis related to those programs. Sets forth requirements that must be met before: (1) a physician; (2) a physician assistant; (3) an advanced practice nurse; or (4) an optometrist; with prescriptive authority may issue a prescription to a patient receiving telemedicine services. Provides that certain drugs and devices may not be prescribed through the use of telemedicine. Specifies jurisdiction for out-of-state providers providing health care services to patients located in Indiana through the use of telemedicine and requires these providers and entities that employ or contract with these providers to certify certain information with the Indiana professional licensing agency (agency). Authorizes the agency to adopt policies and rules concerning the required certification. Authorizes the medical licensing board to adopt rules establishing guidelines for the practice of telemedicine. ... View more