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Telemedicine rules revisited in Senate committee hearing

By JACK WEATHERLY The Senate Public Welfare Committee held a hearing Tuesday afternoon  at the state Capitol to address telemedicine. Fourteen witnesses were questioned by the committee during the three-hour hearing. Chairman Dean Kirby, a Republican, said afterward that he was not aware of any legislation being readied for the upcoming legislative session in January. Earlier this year, a measure ...

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Telemedicine bill stalls out in Senate committee

By Jack Weatherly A telemedicine bill that sailed through the Mississippi House of Representatives did not make it out of Senate committee in time to be voted on in this session of the Legislature. House Bill 1178 was designed to modernize rules for the practice of telemedicine beyond the one-page law passed in 1997. The latest legislation was strongly opposed ...

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