Status Summary

First reading, referred to Health & Long Term Care on 1.21.21. 

Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Health & Long Term Care on 2.5.21.

Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Health & Long Term Care on 2.12.21; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass and refer to Ways & Means.
 
Referred to Ways & Means on 2.19.21.
 
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means on 2.19.21.
 
Executive action taken session in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means on 2.22.21; passed 1st substitute bill proposed by Health & Long Term Care and passed to Rules Committee for second reading.

Placed on second reading consent calendar on 2.25.21.
 
1st substitute bill substituted 
Rules suspended. Placed and passed on Third Reading on 2.26.21.
 
In the House
First reading, referred to Health Care & Wellness on 3.2.21.
 
Public hearing scheduled in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness on 3.22.21 at 1:30 p.m.
 
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness on 3.25.21; majority pass. 

Referred to Rules 2 Review on 3.26.21.

Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading on 4.2.21.

Rules suspended. Placed and passed on Third Reading on 4.6.21.
In the Senate
President signed on 4.8.21.
In the House
Speaker signed on 4.9.21.
Other than legislative action
Delivered to Governor on 4.12.21

The Governor will take action on the bill on 4.16.21

(updated 4.16.21)

Legislative Session

2021

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Muzzall

SB5325 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.