Archive for Tag: telehealth

Dancer bill requires interpretation services to be provided to patients during telehealth visits

TRENTON, N.J. – Given the rise in telehealth usage during the pandemic and New Jersey’s diverse population, Assemblyman Ron Dancer wants to ensure equitable access to telemedicine by requiring certain health care facilities to provide language interpretation services. Under Dancer’s bill (A4388), if a facility is currently required by...

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Schepisi introduces bill requiring doctors to identify and coordinate emergency care needs during telehealth visits

TRENTON, N.J. – Addressing emergency health care needs virtually during telehealth visits has become increasingly necessary during the Covid-19 pandemic, says Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi. The lawmaker introduced a bill this week that acknowledges this new trend in health care delivery by revising the standards and protocols for activating emergency...

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