The major telemedicine and telehealth bill of the legislative session, House Bill 4, authored by Representative Four Price, of Amarillo, has finally passed both legislative chambers,
The enrolled bill has been sent to Governor Greg Abbott for his consideration. Governor Abbott during his State of the State Address in February mentioned the vital role that telemedicine played during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
The Governor noted that telemedicine proved to be very helpful in allowing easier patient access to physicians and other healthcare providers
House Bill 4 addresses gaps related to the use of technology in delivering services and information to many Texas patients.