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  • Survey Finds No Rhyme or Reason in Telehealth Rules for PTs, OTs

    January 23, 2019 - A new analysis of state telemedicine and telehealth guidelines for physical and occupational therapists finds no discernible pattern of rules or regulations across the country – not even an agreement on what to call their policies. The study, conducted by the Center for Connected Health Policy and included in the fall 2018 edition of the International Journal of...

  • CMS Pushes Telehealth to Replace Some In-Person Visits in MA Plans

    January 18, 2019 - Healthcare providers treating patients on Medicare Advantage plans may soon be able to use telehealth in place of in-person care when appropriate. The update was one of several unveiled Friday by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Value-Based Insurance Design (VBID) model of care, introduced in 2017 and overseen by CMS’ Center for Medicare and Medicaid...

  • ATA Presses DEA to Loosen Telemedicine Restrictions for Prescribing

    January 14, 2019 - The American Telemedicine Association is urging federal authorities to loosen the reins on regulations that restrict mental health professionals from prescribing controlled substances via telehealth. In a letter to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the ATA called for changes to the Ryan Haight Act that would allow specially certified healthcare providers to prescribe...

  • New Jersey Gets $2.3M to Expand Telehealth Programs for Children

    January 11, 2019 - New Jersey healthcare providers are getting more than $2.3 million to expand telehealth and telemedicine programs to identify and treat children with behavioral and mental health issues. The state will use a five-year $2.225 million grant from the US Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and a $109,000 award from the Nicholson Foundation to enhance the Pediatric...


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Planned Parenthood Sues Wisconsin Over Telemedicine Abortion Ban

Planned Parenthood is suing the state of Wisconsin over its restrictive abortion laws – including a ban on telemedicine abortions. The 56-page lawsuit, filed this week in Madison by the national organization’s Wisconsin...

Survey Finds No Rhyme or Reason in Telehealth Rules for PTs, OTs

A new analysis of state telemedicine and telehealth guidelines for physical and occupational therapists finds no discernible pattern of rules or regulations across the country – not even an agreement on what to call their...

AMA Lobbies for More Telehealth in Diabetes Prevention Programs

The American Medical Association is once again lobbying for more telehealth in the Diabetes Prevention Program, arguing that digital health access to coaching and health and wellness resources could help roughly 84 million Americans avoid...

mHealth Study Uses Wearables, AI to Detect Internalizing Disorders

Healthcare providers and parents may someday be able to identify anxiety and depression in young children by tracking their activity with mHealth wearables. Researchers at the University of Vermont and the University of Michigan have...

CMS Pushes Telehealth to Replace Some In-Person Visits in MA Plans

Healthcare providers treating patients on Medicare Advantage plans may soon be able to use telehealth in place of in-person care when appropriate. The update was one of several unveiled Friday by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid...

Virginia Looks to Add Remote Patient Monitoring to Telehealth Law

Virginia lawmakers are considering a bill that would define remote patient monitoring and include it in the commonwealth’s telehealth and telemedicine guidelines. House Bill 1970 and Senate Bill 1221, both filed on January 9, define...

Fairview Health Launches mHealth Program for Cancer Care Management

Minnesota’s Fairview Health Services and University of Minnesota Health have launched an mHealth program for cancer patients that uses ingestible sensors and remote patient monitoring technology to improve care management during...

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