Statewide Telehealth Plan; Board of Health to consult with the Virginia Telehealth Network. (SB436)

Introduced By

Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Board of Health; Statewide Telehealth Plan; Virginia Telehealth Network. Requires the Board of Health to consult with the Virginia Telehealth Network in amending and maintaining the Statewide Telehealth Plan. The bill requires the Board of Health to leverage the expertise of the Virginia Telehealth Network, or another Virginia-based nongovernmental organization focused on telehealth if the Virginia Telehealth Network is no longer in existence, to (i) provide direct consultation to any advisory groups and groups tasked by the Board with implementation and data collection, (ii) track implementation of the Statewide Telehealth Plan, and (iii) facilitate changes to the Statewide Telehealth Plan as accepted medical practices and technologies evolve. Read the Bill »

Status

01/21/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Education and Health Committee

History

DateAction
01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22103818D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/18/2022Impact statement from DPB (SB436)
01/21/2022Assigned Education sub: Health

Hearing Scheduled

This bill is scheduled to be heard in the Senate Education and Health committee on 01/24/2022. It meets on Thursday, 8:30 A.M.—Senate Room B.

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