Status Summary

First reading, referred to Health & Long Term Care on 1.18.19. Public hearing scheduled on 1.30.19 in the Senate Committee on Health & Long Term Care. Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Health & Long Term Care on 2.8.19; 1st substitute bill passed. Passed to Rules for second reading on 2.11.19. Placed on second reading by Rules Committee on 2.19.19. (updated 2.22.19)

Legislative Session

2019

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Becker

Ensures that health care professionals who provide services through telemedicine, have current information available, making it possible for them to provide telemedicine services to residents of Washington state. 

Beginning January 1, 2022, prior to providing services, a health care professional who provides clinical services through telemedicine will complete telemedicine training, attest acknowledgment and understanding, and maintain documentation.