Record of Committee Proceedings

Committee on Insurance

Assembly Bill 259

Relating to: coverage of telehealth services.

By Representatives Wichgers, Armstrong, Billings, Bowen, Brandtjen, Cabral-Guevara, Edming, Gundrum, Horlacher, Milroy, Mursau, Rozar and Pronschinske; cosponsored by Senators Jacque, Bernier, Feyen and L. Taylor.

April 08, 2021             Referred to Committee on Insurance

August 10, 2021         Public Hearing Held

Present:       (10)      Representative Steffen; Representatives Petersen, Duchow, Brooks, Petryk, Gundrum, August, Hesselbein, Riemer and S. Rodriguez.

Absent:       (0)        None.

Excused:     (3)        Representatives Tusler, Tranel and Doyle.

Appearances For

·      Rep Chuck Wichgers - AD 83

·      Sen. Andre Jacque - SD 1

·      Mark Herstand - National Association of Social Workers

·      Sheng Lee Yang

Appearances Against

·      None.

Appearances for Information Only

·      None.

Registrations For

·      Jon Hoelter - Wisconsin Hospital Association

·      Lynn Steffes - APTA-WI

Registrations Against

·      John Nygren - Wisconsin Association of Health Plans

·      R.J. Pirlot - Alliance of Health Insurers

·      Rebecca Hogan - Teladoc

Registrations for Information Only

·      None.

March 10, 2022           Failed to pass pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1


Nicholas Esbeck

Committee Clerk