Status Summary

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

Public hearing in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness on 1.25.2021.

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.

1st substitute bill substituted. 

Floor amendment(s) adopted.

Rules suspended. Placed and passed on Third Reading on 2.24.21.

In the Senate

First reading, referred to Health & Long Term Care on 2.26.21.
 
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Health & Long Term Care on 3.12.21.
 
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Health & Long Term Care on 3.26.21; majority pass with amendment(s)a and refer to Ways & Means.
 
Referred to Ways & Means on 3.26.21.

Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means on 3.31.21.

Executive session scheduled in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means on 4.2.21: pass with amendment(s) and p assed to Rules Committee for second reading.

Placed on second reading by Rules Committee on 4.7.21.

Committee amendment(s) adopted with no other amendments.  Rules suspended. Placed and passed on Third Reading on 4.10.21.

In the House

House concurred in Senate amendments. Passed final passage on 4.15.21.

Speaker signed on 4.20.21.

In the Senate

President signed on 4.21.21.

Other than legislative action

Delivered to Governor on 4.22.21.

(updated 4.30.21)

No change 4.30.21

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.