Mississippi, Alabama Set Permanent Telehealth Laws

By Jessica Karins / May 23, 2022 at 10:17 AM
Two Southern states, Mississippi and Alabama, recently enacted laws governing how telehealth will be treated going forward after the end of state public health emergencies. The Mississippi law requires payment parity between telehealth an in-person care, but doesn’t initially include audio-only virtual care, and the Alabama law sets practice standards for a broadly defined set of telehealth services but ends a pandemic allowance that let physicians licensed outside the state practice telemedicine with Alabama patients. In Mississippi, Senate Bill 2738...

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