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 Bill Status of HB5087  103rd General Assembly


Short Description:  PHYSICAL THERAPY-TELEHEALTH

House Sponsors
Rep. Lawrence "Larry" Walsh, Jr.

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/11/2024HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
225 ILCS 90/1.3 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Physical Therapy Act. Provides that physical therapy through telehealth services may be used to address access issues to care, enhance care delivery, or increase the physical therapist's ability to assess and direct the patient's performance in the patient's own environment. Provides that a physical therapist or a physical therapist assistant working under the general supervision of a physical therapist may provide physical therapy through telehealth services pursuant to the terms and use defined in the Telehealth Act and the Illinois Insurance Code under specified conditions.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/8/2024HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Lawrence "Larry" Walsh, Jr.
  2/8/2024HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2024HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2024HouseAssigned to Health Care Availability & Accessibility Committee
  3/5/2024HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Health Care Availability & Accessibility Committee; 009-000-000
  3/6/2024HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/11/2024HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/11/2024HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate

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