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* Telemedicine: PAMED believes that, if properly regulated,
telemedicine has the potential to improve patient access to care.
On Jan. 30, 2017, telemedicine legislation (SB 780) passed the
Pa. Senate Banking and Insurance Committee. SB 780 now moves
to the full Senate for consideration. A telemedicine bill (HB

Local.

1648) has also been introduced in the House by Rep. Marguerite
Quinn and has been referred to the House Insurance Committee.

* Drug Formularies: Under current law, insurers are not
required to provide practitioners with drug alternatives when a
drug prescribed by a practitioner is denied for not being in the
patient's insurance drug formulary. As a result, practitioners must
expend time and resources to figure out what alternatives are

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