Senate Bill 4103
116th Congress(2019-2020)
TREATS Act
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Jun 30, 2020
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jun 30, 2020
Latest Action
Jun 30, 2020
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
4103
Congress
116
Policy Area
Health
Health
Primary focus of measure is science or practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease; health services administration and funding, including such programs as Medicare and Medicaid; health personnel and medical education; drug use and safety; health care coverage and insurance; health facilities. Measures concerning controlled substances and drug trafficking may fall under Crime and Law Enforcement policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Ohio
Minnesota
Rhode Island
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Telehealth Response for E-prescribing Addiction Therapy Services Act or the TREATS Act

This bill modifies requirements relating to coverage of certain telehealth services under Medicare. Specifically, the bill permanently allows telehealth services for substance-use disorders to be provided via audio-only technology, if a physician or practitioner has already conducted an in-person or video telehealth evaluation. Schedule III or IV controlled substances may also be prescribed online if a practitioner has conducted a telehealth evaluation with video.

Text (1)
Actions (2)
06/30/2020
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
06/30/2020
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Jul 1, 2020 4:42:09 AM
Updated
Feb 3, 2021 2:45:15 PM