Division Releases Bulletin on Telehealth and Telemedicine

On March 31, 2017, the Colorado Division of Insurance released Bulletin No. B-4.89 related to methods by which telehealth can be delivered. As background, Colorado recently passed HB15-1029, allowing carriers to utilize telehealth providers. This Bulletin clarifies that telehealth includes care that is received through any audio-visual communication, including texting or voice communication provided through a cellular phone.While the Bulletin does not directly affect employers, employers should familiarize themselves with these changes in the law that will affect insurance providers.Bulletin No. B-4.89 »