Ala. Code § 34-24-700

Current with legislation from the 2023 Regular and Special Sessions.
Section 34-24-700 - Legislative intent

It is the intent of the Legislature to expand access to safe, effective health care services for the residents of this state through the use of various electronic devices and technologies. The Legislature finds and declares the following:

(1) Telehealth has proven to be a viable tool to supplement traditional, in-person services and provides additional ways for individuals to access medical care.
(2) Allowing physicians to utilize telehealth medical services and other electronic devices to provide care will positively impact residents of this state.
(3) Telehealth should be promoted as sound public policy and should be available to every Alabama resident, irrespective of their race, identity, age, income, socioeconomic class, or geographic location.

Ala. Code § 34-24-700 (1975)

Added by Act 2022-302,§ 1, eff. 7/11/2022.