R.I. Senate passes bill requiring insurers to cover telemedicine

LEGISLATION THAT requires health insurers to permanently cover telemedicine will head to the R.I. House of Representatives after receiving Senate approval. / PBN FILE PHOTO/NICOLE DOTZENROD
PROVIDENCE – Legislation that requires permanent coverage of telemedicine visits by health insurance companies has been approved by the R.I. Senate. The measure, 2020-S 2525, sponsored by Sen. Joshua Miller, D-Cranston, now heads to the state House of Representatives. The bill seeks to write into law an executive order issued in March by Gov. Gina…

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