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Virginia Panel To Review Telehealth Mandate Proposal

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A Mid-Atlantic state might require state-regulated health insurers to pay for members to consult with doctors and other care providers over the telephone.

The Virginia Special Advisory Commission on Mandated Health Insurance Benefits has included a telehealth proposal on the agenda for its next meeting.

The advisory commission plans to meet at 10 a.m. Nov. 17 in Richmond, Va.

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In addition to the telehealth proposal, the commission plans to vote on a second proposal that would require coverage for amino acid-based elemental formulas.

More information about the hearing is available here.