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Introduced House Bill (H)

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Telehealth services. Requires a health care provider who provides telehealth services to obtain written health care consent for the provision of telehealth services. Requires a prescriber who provides telehealth services to a patient to conduct certain components of a physical examination and document the results in the patient's medical record. Allows a prescriber to issue a prescription for a controlled substance to a patient: (1) who is receiving services through the use of telehealth; and (2) who has been previously examined by the prescriber in person. Creates an exception by allowing a prescriber who specializes in psychiatry to issue a Telehealth services. Requires a health care provider who provides telehealth services to obtain written health care consent for the provision of telehealth services. Requires a prescriber who provides telehealth services to a patient to conduct certain components of a physical examination and document the results in the patient's medical record. Allows a prescriber to issue a prescription for a controlled substance to a patient: (1) who is receiving services through the use of telehealth; and (2) who has been previously examined by the prescriber in person. Creates an exception by allowing a prescriber who specializes in psychiatry to issue a prescription for a controlled substance to a patient who is receiving psychiatric services through the use of telehealth. ... View more