Archive for Tag: telemedicine

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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N.J. doctors can now join interstate licensing compact

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer, which allows doctors to obtain a multi-state medical license, was signed by Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday. The legislation (A1112) allows New Jersey to enter the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact, a group of 30 states, Washington, D.C., and Guam created in 2017. The Compact...

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Dancer bill would allow N.J. doctors to join interstate licensing compact

TRENTON, N.J. – Doctors may soon be able to obtain a multi-state medical license under a bill sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer. The bill cleared the Assembly Health Committee Monday. Dancer’s bill (A1112) would allow New Jersey to enter the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact, a group of 30 states,...

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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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