assembly Bill A10723

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to reimbursing health care providers at the same rate for telehealth visits

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Jul 01, 2020 referred to health

A10723 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8785
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2999-dd, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A669, S2989

A10723 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Reimburses health care providers at the same rate for telehealth visits as in-person visits.

A10723 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  10723

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              July 1, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  COMMITTEE  ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. L. Rosen-
  thal) -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law,in relation to reimbursing  health
  care  providers  at  the  same rate for telehealth visits as in-person
  visits

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. Subdivision 1 of section 2999-dd of the public health law,
as amended by chapter 124 of the laws of 2020, is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  1.  Health  care  services  delivered  by means of telehealth shall be
entitled to reimbursement ON THE SAME BASIS AND TO THE SAME EXTENT AS IF
SUCH SERVICES WERE  PROVIDED  IN  PERSON  under  section  three  hundred
sixty-seven-u  of  the social services law; provided however, reimburse-
ment for additional  modalities,  provider  categories  and  originating
sites  specified  in accordance with section twenty-nine hundred ninety-
nine-ee of this article, and audio-only telephone communication  defined
in regulations promulgated pursuant to subdivision four of section twen-
ty-nine hundred ninety-nine-cc of this article, shall be contingent upon
federal financial participation.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD16812-02-0