Bill: SB 5355 — 2017
Expanding the use of telemedicine to improve access to care for injured workers (Conway, Rivers, Cleveland)
Requires the director of the department of labor and industries to: (1) Develop access to telemedicine and reimburse providers for services in a manner that is similar to the policies developed for commercial health insurance plans and medicaid managed care plans; and
(2) Reimburse a provider for a health care service provided to a covered person through telemedicine or store and forward technology for a health care service that is medically necessary.
Hearing Date: Thursday, February 09, 2017 -- 10:00 am
WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=5355&Year=2017 (opens a new browser tab)