Ga. Code Ann. § 33-24-56.4. Short title; definitions; payment for telehealth services: Georgia Telehealth Act – GeorgiaStatus: Enacted
Year Enacted: 2005
Year Amended: 2011
Every health benefit policy shall include payment for services that are covered under such health benefit policy and are appropriately provided through telemedicine. “Telemedicine” means the practice, by a duly licensed physician or other health care provider acting within the scope of such provider’s practice, of health care delivery, diagnosis, consultation, treatment, or transfer of medical data by means of audio, video, or data communications which are used during a medical visit with a patient or which are used to transfer medical data obtained during a medical visit with a patient. Standard telephone, facsimile transmissions, unsecured e-mail, or a combination thereof do not constitute telemedicine services.
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