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A10715 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                      July 1, 2020
        Introduced  by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Gunther) --
          read once and referred to the Committee on Health
        AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to requiring services
          provided by telehealth reimbursed at the same  rate  as  an  in-office
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1. Section 2999-dd of the public  health  law  is  amended  by
     2  adding a new subdivision 3 to read as follows:
     3    3.  Notwithstanding  any provision of law to the contrary and pursuant
     4  to regulations promulgated by the commissioner, telehealth services,  as
     5  defined  by  section  twenty-nine hundred ninety-nine-cc of this article
     6  and all regulations promulgated  thereunder,  including  any  additional
     7  provider  categories  and originating sites specified in accordance with
     8  section twenty-nine hundred ninety-nine-ee of  this  article,  shall  be
     9  reimbursed at the same rate as an in-office visit.
    10    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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