Senate Bill 380 authored by Rep. Amy Loudenbeck, R-Clinton; Sen. Dale Kooyenga, R-Brookfield; Rep. Deb Kolste, D-Janesville; and Sen. Janet Bewley, D-Mason, was signed into law by Gov. Tony Evers on Nov. 25.
Senate Bill 380 (SB-380) aims to improve access to telehealth services for Medicaid recipients. The Wisconsin Hospital Association defines telehealth as the delivery of health care services remotely by means of telecommunications technology. Common examples of telehealth include virtual office visits, telestroke services, remote patient monitoring, and remote evaluation of patient information.