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TEXAS, TELEMEDICINE | LAW | “Lone Star” Joins the Rest of Nation as Texas Passes New Telemedicine Law

Article By Nathaniel M. Lacktman & Thomas B. Ferrante | Foley & Lardner LLP | Health Care Law Today | National Law Review

On May 12, 2017, the Texas State Legislature passed SB 1107, a law expanding the use of telemedicine in the Lone Star State. The bill is now on its way to Governor Abbot’s desk where he is expected to sign it into law.  Specifically, SB 1107 changes prior Texas law and now allows physicians in Texas to use telemedicine to establish a valid physician-patient relationship without the need for an in-person exam.

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