REQUIRE TELEMEDICINE; PROHIBIT H.B. 4580 (H-1):

SUMMARY OF HOUSE-PASSED BILL

IN COMMITTEE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ouse Bill 4580 (Substitute H-1 as passed by the House)

Sponsor: Representative Felicia Brabec

House Committee: Health Policy

Senate Committee: Health Policy

 

Date Completed: 2-6-24

 


CONTENT

 

The bill would amend the Social Welfare Act to prohibit Medicaid[1] or the Healthy Michigan Plan[2] from requiring a recipient to use telemedicine service instead of in-person consultation or contact.

 

MCL 400.105h Legislative Analyst: Alex Krabill

 

FISCAL IMPACT

 

The bill would have no fiscal impact on State or local government.

 

Fiscal Analyst: John P. Maxwell

 

 

This analysis was prepared by nonpartisan Senate staff for use by the Senate in its deliberations and does not constitute an official statement of legislative intent.

 



[1] Medicaid is a joint State-Federal program designed to provide health care to individuals with low incomes.

[2] The Healthy Michigan Plan is a category of eligibility under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that offers health care coverage to individuals aged 19 to 64 with incomes at or below 133% of the Federal poverty level.

 

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This analysis was prepared by nonpartisan Senate staff for use by the Senate in its deliberations and does not constitute an official statement of legislative intent.