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Telehealth Policy

Telehealth Payment Parity Laws Rising Rapidly Across States

by Vera Gruessner

As the nationwide telehealth movement continues to make progress across the states, it is important to understand the many regulations and policies being adopted to properly reimburse physicians for offering telemedicine services. Telehealth...

How Telehealth Implementation Policies Vary Across the States

by Vera Gruessner

Telehealth implementation policies differ in the wide array of states across the nation depending upon each individual region’s laws. Legislation such as telemedicine payment parity laws and telehealth implementation policies differ in...

Global Telehealth Market Expected to Grow Through 2020

by Vera Gruessner

As the healthcare industry continues to discover the benefits of telemedicine adoption, industry analysts predict that the telehealth market will grow significantly over the coming years. Some predict unprecedented growths while others see a...

Telehealth Field Faces New Challenges in United States v. Zadeh

by Vera Gruessner

The telehealth field has a wide variety of benefits for the medical care industry including increasing access to care for those living in remote, rural areas as well as offering specialized, quality care regardless of where a patient is located....

New Laws for Expanding Use of Telehealth Tools Insufficient

by Vera Gruessner

Younger generations are using mobile devices on a daily basis, including tablets, laptops, and smartphones. Essentially, children and teenagers are often found glued to a screen and find it a more accessible and flexible way to communicate. In...

Telehealth Technology Use Trending in Alternate Settings

by Vera Gruessner

Telehealth technology adoption is experiencing a surge across the healthcare industry as more states continue to develop regulations that would provide coverage for doctors participating in telemedicine. In fact, telehealth technology can be...

Maine Expands Telemedicine Implementation Guidelines

by Vera Gruessner

Telemedicine implementation is growing across the United States with more policies and regulations being adopted in various areas that need sufficient access to healthcare services. Delaware, for instance, has expanded healthcare coverage for...

Could Telehealth Technologies Improve Pediatric Care?

by Vera Gruessner

Telehealth technologies may reduce healthcare costs and offer more flexible solutions for patients who live in rural areas or are unable to travel. Telemedicine services could serve a wide variety of patient populations from elderly citizens...

Video-based Telehealth Solutions Offer New Opportunities

by Vera Gruessner

A major issue within the healthcare system throughout the United States is the lack of efficiency. However, video-based telehealth solutions could be the answer to this problem, according to an article from The Wall Street Journal. There are...

Primary Care, Telehealth Technology Competes with Urgent Care

by Vera Gruessner

More and more physicians have begun using telehealth technology to communicate with their patients, diagnose minor medical conditions, assign medications, and treat illnesses. As applications, remote monitoring tools, and new devices spread throughout...

Telehealth Solutions Provide Benefit to Mental Health Field

by Vera Gruessner

Telehealth solutions are spreading throughout the medical care industry and affecting the lives of patients and workflow of healthcare providers. Among many patients, transportation, mobility, place of residence, and other obstacles may stand...

Telehealth Solutions Favored by Patients and Providers

by Vera Gruessner

There has been a strong movement toward adopting telehealth solutions throughout the healthcare field since it allows doctors to provide care to patients when and where they need it. For instance, a survey taken by American Well found that nearly...

How State and Federal Policy Impact the Telemedicine Field

by Vera Gruessner

The use of telehealth tools will only expand across the country if state and federal policies continue to support the growth of the telemedicine field. Since the beginning of this century, new federal regulations began to blossom in support of...

Telehealth Movement Goes Beyond Doctor-Patient Communication

by Vera Gruessner

The telehealth movement is making headway throughout the medical industry, as more physicians and other professionals as well as patients are choosing video-based consultations as a way to strengthen the doctor-patient relationship and improve...

The Benefits of Telemedicine Services for Emergency Care

by Vera Gruessner

As technologies continue to evolve and reform the healthcare industry, telehealth policy will play a major part in expanding medical care access to consumers residing in rural locations or unable to travel to healthcare facilities. Telemedicine...

Delaware Expands Health Coverage for Telemedicine Services

by Vera Gruessner

The only way that telemedicine services can truly expand and improve healthcare quality across the nation is by developing new state and federal policies that move toward digital and video-based physician-patient relationships. In efforts to...

How to Create Strong Telehealth Policies across the States

by Vera Gruessner

The telemedicine industry plays a role in reforming healthcare across the nation, as more states begin implementing telehealth policies. In particular, video-based messaging platforms aid medical care providers in lowering costs and improving...

Reimbursement Misconceptions Trending in Telehealth Services

by Vera Gruessner

The healthcare industry has been evolving significantly over the last several years, as meaningful use requirements under the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs have led to the adoption of EHR technology, health information exchange...

#Cures2015 Bill to Require Reports on Telehealth Services

by Kyle Murphy, PhD

After receiving the unanimous support of the House Energy & Commerce Committee, the 21st Century Cures Act now awaits the consideration of the entire House of Representative, including its provisions for expanding use of telehealth services...

Telehealth Providers to Benefit from Interstate Licensure Compact

by Kyle Murphy, PhD

With the enactment of the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact, Alabama has triggered the formation of an interstate commission to address the licensure challenges telehealth providers face treating patients in multiple states. “Now that...

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