District of Columbia


In the 2017-2018 legislative term, the District of Columbia legislature enacted several laws to expand healthcare markets, including laws concerning the scope of practice of healthcare providers. Most notably, the legislature passed the Telehealth Medicaid Expansion Act of 2017, which expands the scope of reimbursable telehealth services covered by Medicaid. For a complete listing of health related statutes visit the State Health Practice Database for Research.

The State Database

The Source tracks state activities impacting healthcare price and competition in both legislation and litigation in a searchable database to help stakeholders at the state level understand their legal and regulatory environment as they make efforts to improve access, quality, and efficiency, and reduce costs in healthcare. We currently cover bills from 2017-2019 and key statutes from each state. Search the database for specific bills, statutes or cases by using keyword, key issue category, and/or jurisdiction.

*Note: 2019 legislative session updates are currently in progress. Check back weekly for updates. 

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Additional Resources


The District of Columbia’s current legislative session runs from 1/2/2019 – 1/2/2020. Bills from 2019 will carry over to 2020 as part of the 2019-2020 legislative term.