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WV Passes Bill to Increase Patient Access to Telemedicine

March 9, 2017 - On Monday the West Virginia House of Delegates voted overwhelmingly in favor of West Virginia Practical Medicine Act, a bill that would significantly increase telemedicine use in the state pending state senate approval. House Bill 2509 would allow physicians to prescribe certain medications, increase telemedicine access to patient records, and would not prohibit text-only or audio-only telemedicine...


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WV Passes Bill to Increase Patient Access to Telemedicine

by Thomas Beaton

On Monday the West Virginia House of Delegates voted overwhelmingly in favor of West Virginia Practical Medicine Act, a bill that would significantly increase telemedicine use in the state pending state senate approval. House Bill 2509 would...

Telehealth Licensing Compact Closer to Reality for Nurses

by Eric Wicklund

A national effort to enable nurses to practice telehealth across state lines may go into effect before the end of the year. The National Council of State Boards of Nursing reports that 10 states have approved legislation adopting the enhanced...

Momentum Grows for Telehealth Licensing Compacts

by Eric Wicklund

With more and more telehealth networks operating across state lines, several professional groups are calling for an easier way for clinicians to obtain permission to practice in multiple states. “Many providers on the phone with a patient...

Telehealth-Friendly Licensing Compacts Gain Momentum for Docs, Nurses

by Eric Wicklund

Five more states have signed up to ease the licensing process for doctors wanting to practice telemedicine across state lines. And an effort to make the process easier for nurses is gaining momentum as well. Colorado became the 17th state to...

Nurses’ Group Lobbies for Telemedicine Licensure

by Eric Wicklund

A licensing compact that would allow nurses to practice telemedicine across state lines has now been adopted by six states. The National Council of State Boards of Nursing, a Chicago-based non-profit consisting of 59 nursing boards, is hoping...

Interstate Licensing Problematic for Telemedicine Market

by Jacqueline Belliveau

The Interstate Medical Licensure Compact may be a way for private organizations to use telemedicine as a financial gain rather than a method for providing quality patient care, according to a press release by the Association of American Physicians...

Cross-State Licensing Compact Gains Momentum

by Eric Wicklund

Twelve states have now signed an agreement to streamline the licensing process for clinicians wanting to practice medicine across state lines. Wisconsin became the latest state to join the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact, with Gov. Scott...

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