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Titles (3)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

TELE-MED Act of 2015
TELEmedicine for MEDicare Act of 2015

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to permit certain Medicare providers licensed in a State to provide telemedicine services to certain Medicare beneficiaries in a different State.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
07/15/2015Introduced in House

All Actions (6)

Date All Actions
07/21/2015Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Ways and Means
07/17/2015Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
07/15/2015Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/15/2015Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/15/2015Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/15/2015Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Ways and Means07/15/2015 Referred to
House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health07/21/2015 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce07/15/2015 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health07/17/2015 Referred to

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Introduced in House (07/15/2015)

TELEmedicine for MEDicare Act of 2015 or the TELE-MED Act of 2015

This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to allow a Medicare provider to provide telemedicine services to a Medicare beneficiary who is in a different state from the one in which the provider is licensed or authorized to provide health care services. The licensing or authorizing state has jurisdiction to enforce its licensure or other legal authorization requirements with regard to such a provision of service.