Status Summary

First reading, referred to Health Care & Wellness on 1.14.21.

Public hearing scheduled in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness on 1.25.2021 at 1:30 p.m.

Executive session scheduled, but no action taken in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness on 1.27.2021.

Executive action taken in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness on 2.3.2021; 1st substitute bill passed.

Referred to Rules 2 Review on 2.5.21.

Placed on second reading by Rules Committee on 2.17.21.

(updated 2.19.21)

Legislative Session

2021

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Riccelli

HB1196 adds audio-only telemedicine through health plans offered to employees, school employees, and their covered dependents and reimburses providers for health care delivery based on certain outlined criteria.

The bill also adds new sections to enacted RCW to provide reimbursement criteria for audio-only telemedicine, establishes rules for audio-only telemedicine and reimbursement for behavioral health, Medicaid managed care and Medicaid fee-for-service.