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Title Out-of-State Telehealth Providers
Status Sent to the Governor (05/15/2024)
Bill Subjects
  • Health Care & Health Insurance
  • Professions & Occupations
House Sponsors M. Bradfield (R)
M. Rutinel (D)
Senate Sponsors K. Van Winkle (R)
D. Michaelson Jenet (D)
House Committee Finance
Senate Committee Health and Human Services
Date Introduced 02/07/2024

The bill allows a health-care provider (applicant) who possesses
a license, certificate, registration, or other approval as a health-care
provider in another state (out-of-state credential) to provide health-care
services through telehealth to patients located in Colorado if the applicant
registers with the regulator that regulates the health-care services the
applicant will provide (regulator). An applicant is eligible for registration
  • The applicant submits an application in a manner
prescribed by the division of professions and occupations
in the department of regulatory agencies (division) and
pays the applicable fee;
  • The applicant possesses an out-of-state credential issued by
a governmental authority in another state, the District of
Columbia, or a possession or territory of the United States
that is active and unencumbered and that entitles the
applicant to perform health-care services that are
substantially similar to health-care services that may be
performed by a licensee, certificate holder, or registrant in
this state;
  • The applicant designates an agent upon whom service of
process may be made in Colorado; and
  • The applicant has not been subject to any disciplinary
action relating to the applicant's out-of-state credential
during the 5-year period immediately preceding the
submission of the applicant's application that has resulted
in the applicant's out-of-state credential being limited,
suspended, or revoked.
An applicant who has been registered to provide health-care
services through telehealth to patients located in Colorado (registered
provider) shall:
  • Notify the applicable regulator of restrictions placed on the
registered provider's out-of-state credential in any state or
jurisdiction or of any disciplinary action taken or pending
against the registered provider in any state or jurisdiction;
  • Maintain and have in effect a form of financial
responsibility that covers services provided to patients in
this state as required by the applicable regulator; and
  • Not open an office in this state and shall not provide
in-person health-care services to patients located in this
state unless the health-care provider obtains the license,
certification, or registration that the applicable regulator
requires for the performance of the relevant health-care
services in this state.
The bill also allows the division or the regulator to take
disciplinary action against a registered provider under specified

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