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Interstate Medical Licensure Compact

Nebraska Joins Telehealth Interstate Medical Licensure Compact

April 27, 2017 - Earlier this week, the Nebraska government became the 19th state to join the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact (IMLC), which will open up new opportunities for providers to engage in telehealth and remote care services. The bill, introduced in January of this year, made it onto the desk of Governor Pete Ricketts following a 49-0 vote in the state legislature. The governor shortly signed...


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