SB 40 – Texas

Status: Enacted
Year Introduced: 2021
Link: https://capitol.texas.gov/BillLookup/History.aspx?LegSess=87R&Bill=SB40

S.B. 40 would clarify the authority of Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR)-regulated health professionals to provide telehealth services in accordance with Chapter 111, Occupations Code; require a reference to a health professional performing “direct” observation of a patient to include provision of telehealth services; and allow TDLR to adopt rules governing telehealth services offered by its regulated professionals.

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