Legislative Updates

The 2021 Montana legislature is in session! The legislative subcommittee will be monitoring activities as they relate to telehealth. Check back here frequently for updated drafts, materials, and updates so that members can follow along. The Montana State Legislature session information website is updated more frequently than this one, and you can bill status by clicking through to the bill lookup database. 

April 29, 2021

Click here to read the latest high-level with all legislation related to telehealth (update as of April 23rd). 

April 19, 2021

House Bill 43- Expand Practice of Telemedicine

  • This bill was signed into law by Governor Gianforte

February 19, 2021

House Bill 43- Expand practice of Telemedicine

  • House Bill 43 was referred to committee on 2/11, and had a hearing in the Senate's Public Health, Welfare and Safety Committee on 2/17. 

  • The bill is still active at the date of this posting. 

February 10, 2021

House Bill 43- Expand practice of Telemedicine

  • House Bill 43 passed it's third reading in the House 99-0 on 2/10 and has been transmitted to the Senate. 

  • House Bill 43 passed it's second reading in the House 100-0 on 2/9. Watch the MPAN footage here! 

February 2, 2021

House Bill 43- Expand practice of Telemedicine

  • This bill is still alive after a hearing with the Human Services Committee on 1/28/21.

  • The MTA submitted this testimony in support of the bill during this hearing.