House Bill 188

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/31/22: signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 68)
Title AN ACT relating to telehealth.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 333
Sponsors J. DuPlessis, M. Prunty, S. Westrom, L. Willner
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 211.336 to bar professional licensure boards from prohibiting the delivery of telehealth services to residents of Kentucky who are temporarily located outside of Kentucky by health service providers credentialed in Kentucky; bar professional licensure boards from prohibiting the delivery of telehealth services to nonresidents of Kentucky who are temporarily located in Kentucky by health service providers credentialed in the person's state of residence; and bar health care providers from being required to be physically present in their credentialing state to provide telehealth services to a person who is a resident of the same state.
Index Headings of Original Version Health and Medical Services - Telehealth services, out-of-state delivery
Mental Health - Telehealth services, out-of-state delivery
Nurses - Telehealth services, out-of-state delivery
Occupations and Professions - Telehealth services, out-of-state delivery
Pharmacists - Telehealth services, out-of-state delivery
Physicians and Practitioners - Telehealth services, out-of-state delivery
Jump to Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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01/04/22
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
01/19/22
  • to Health & Family Services (H)
01/20/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
01/21/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, January 24, 2022
01/27/22
  • 3rd reading, passed 94-0
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
01/31/22
  • to Health & Welfare (S)
03/02/22
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
03/03/22
  • 2nd reading, to Rules as a consent bill
03/11/22
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 16, 2022
03/16/22
  • 3rd reading, passed 37-0 with Committee Substitute (1)
  • received in House
  • to Rules (H)
03/24/22
  • posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute (1)
03/25/22
  • House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute (1)
  • passed 91-0
03/29/22
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
03/31/22
  • signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 68)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions of the bill; amend KRS 211.336 to remove agency for in-person service determination; create a new section of KRS 211.332 to 211.338 to require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to promulgate administrative regulations to define "temporarily located" within 30 days of the effective date of this Act; permit filing of emergency regulation to meet the deadline; amend KRS 205.5591 to define "equivalent"; amend KRS 304.17A-138 to define "equivalent."
Index Headings Health and Medical Services - Telehealth services, out-of-state delivery
Insurance, Health - Telehealth services, reimbursement
Mental Health - Telehealth services, out-of-state delivery
Nurses - Telehealth services, out-of-state delivery
Occupations and Professions - Telehealth services, out-of-state delivery
Pharmacists - Telehealth services, out-of-state delivery
Physicians and Practitioners - Telehealth services, out-of-state delivery
State Agencies - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, telehealth
Medicaid - Telehealth services, reimbursement
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Cabinet for Health and Family Services, telehealth

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