2012 Regular Session


File Code: Health Care Facilities and Regulation
Sponsored By:
Delegates Smigiel and Hammen
Hospitals - Credentialing and Privileging Process - Telemedicine


Authorizing a hospital, in its credentialing and privileging process for a physician who provides medical services to patients at the hospital only by telemedicine from a distant-site hospital or distant- site telemedicine entity, to rely on credentialing and privileging decisions made for the physician by the distant-site hospital or distant-site telemedicine entity under specified circumstances.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
Re-referred Health and Government Operations
Hearing 3/21 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36
Delegate Peter A. Hammen, District 46

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Hospitals -see also- Clinics; State Hospitals
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc
Telecommunications and Information Technology

Bill affects the following Statute:

Health - General
( 19-319 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
Health and Government Operations