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Bill Letting Schools Offer Telehealth Advances

March 4, 2021

An emergency measure, already approved in the Senate, to allow each of Maryland’s 86 school-based health centers to offer telehealth was voted out of a House education subcommittee Tuesday. The vote sends it to the House Ways and Means Committee which is scheduled to vote on it Friday. School-based health centers, traditionally located in schools with high concentrations of poverty, are required by regulation to receive approval from the Maryland State Department of Education before they can offer services remotely.

 

Article Source: Maryland Matters

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