A 4403 – New Jersey

Status: Inactive / Dead
Year Introduced: 2020
Link: https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/bills/BillView.asp?BillNumber=A4403

Establishes “Telehealth and Telemedicine Improvement Task Force.” The purpose of this task force is to study current telehealth and telemedicine practices in New Jersey and develop recommendations to better service the medical needs of New Jersey residents through telehealth and telemedicine. The duties of the Telehealth and Telemedicine Improvement Task Force include, but are not limited to conducting a survey of the current telehealth and telemedicine infrastructure and capacity in the State; identifying gaps in the current telehealth and telemedicine infrastructure; identifying opportunities to leverage telehealth and telemedicine services to manage high healthcare costs and address healthcare disparities. The task force will also make recommendations to ensure access to high-quality telehealth and telemedicine services across all geographical areas within the State, including, but not limited to, rural and underserved population areas; coordinate telehealth and telemedicine services among providers; develop systems of data standardization and health information exchange; and any other matters the task force deems necessary and appropriate. The task force will present a report of its findings and recommendations to the Governor to the Legislature no later than one year after the organization of the task force. The task force will expire 30 days after the issuance of its report.

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