Telemedicine Bill Testimony January 2021

On January 14th, RIAPTA Legislative Committee member Erin Sayles, PT, DPT (@ErinSayleDPT) and RIAPTA President Michelle Collie, PT, DPT, OCS (@MichelleECollie) presented testimony via telephone to the Rhode Island Senate Health and Human Services Committee on Senate Bill 0004 - the Telemedicine Coverage Act. 

Written testimony was also submitted by committee members Melissa Nassaney, PT, MS, DPT, WCS (@MelissaNassaney), David Pavao, PT, DPT, OCS (@dpavao11) and Greg Doucette, PT, MPT, OCS (@GDRIQUPT).   

The RIAPTA Legislative Committee will continue to engage the RI Legislature to advocate for Rhode Island Physical Therapists and our patients during the 2021 legislative session. Please email GDoucette@performanceptri.com if you would like to be involved!

Here is the link to the testimony:

Capitol TV: 

http://ritv.devosvideo.com/show?video=6c5b01856866&apg=441cac29

 Erin's testimony starts at 2: 13:35

Michelle’s Testimony begins at 2: 23:45 

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