Telemedicine services; remote patient monitoring services. (SB1338)

Introduced By

Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patron Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Telemedicine services; remote patient monitoring services. Defines "medically necessary" for the purposes of telemedicine services and clarifies the definitions of "remote patient monitoring services" and "telemedicine services." The Board of Medical Assistance Services is currently required to include in the state plan for medical assistance services a provision for the payment of medical assistance for medically necessary health care services provided through telemedicine services, and the bill directs the Board to provide payment for remote patient monitoring services provided through telemedicine services based on an annual publication by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Read the Bill »


01/21/2021: passed committee


01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101591D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/18/2021Assigned Education sub: Health
01/19/2021Senate subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/21/2021Reported from Education and Health with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2021Incorporates SB1416 (Stanley)
01/21/2021Committee substitute printed 21103431D-S1
01/22/2021Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1338S1)
01/25/2021Motion to rerefer to committee agreed to
01/25/2021Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations

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