LOU LEG Remote Patient Monitoring


On Jun. 4, LOU LEG bill on remote patient monitoring using telehealth.


  • LOU LEG passed HB 896 to create the LOU remote patient monitoring program law.
  • Enacted LOU INS 40:1221 (reimbursement), LOU INS 40:1227.1-8 (monitoring).
  • Bill Provisions
  • Allowed remote patient monitoring services provided through telehealth to be used by patients who meet requirements and are capable and willing to use telehealth.
  • Must be able to maintain performance of needed tasks, or have the availability of informal caregivers to help with remote patient monitoring through telehealth.
  • Nothing in proposed law shall prohibit health benefit plan offered by a health insurer, managed care organization, or other health payor from establishing its own policy.
  • Will not prohibit payment structure for in lieu of service agreements with providers.
  • Legislative History
  • On Apr. 2, 2024, bill was introduced in House; on Apr. 29, 2024, bill passed House.
  • On Apr. 30, 2024, bill was introduced in Senate; on May 30, 2024, bill passed Senate.
  • On May 31, 2024, House concurred; on Jun. 4, 2024, bill delivered to the governor.
  • Effectiveness
  • If enacted, bill becomes effective on Aug. 1, 2024.
  • Jun. 19, 2024 LOU LEG Governor Approval
  • On Jun. 19, 2024, LOU LEG reported governor approved HB896, designated Act 749.

Regulators LOU LEG
Entity Types Ins
Reference Act No 749, 6/19/2024; Bill HB896, 6/1/2024; Citation: LOU INS 40;
Functions Claims/Accelerated Benefits; Compliance; Financial; Legal; Operations
Countries United States of America
Category
State
Products Insurance; Insurance-Health
Regions Am
Rule Type Final
Rule Date 6/4/2024
Effective Date 8/1/2024
Rule Id 214516
Linked to N/A
Reg. Last Update 6/19/2024
Report Section US Insurance

Last substantive update on 06/26/2024