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Texas Law Clears Path to Expand Telehealth


by Meg Bryant

Telehealth companies are gearing up for some Texas-sized business following passage of telemedicine legislation earlier this month. Senate bill 1107 was passed May 11 and is expected to be signed into law by Gov. Greg Abbott within weeks.

Teladoc said Friday that it is set to expand its video services in the state as soon as the bill becomes law. American Well is also ready to provide telehealth services via clinicians on its platform.

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