This bill amends the Medical Assistance Act, the Public Employees' Benefit and Insurance Program Act, and the Insurance Code to provide coverage, and coverage transparency, for certain telehealth services.
Michigan's telemedicine law is succinct, not overly burdensome, and generally follows the playbook of some common practice standards seen in a number of other states.
The Senate overwhelmingly passed a bill yesterday that would expand a successful New Mexico telehealth program onto the national stage.
This Brief looks at common acceptability, availability, and accessibility barriers to mental and substance use disorder (behavioral health) treatment and services in rural communities and presents ways telehealth can help surmount some of these barriers.
Teladoc and American Red Cross Partner to Provide Disaster Victims with Remote Medical Care Through Leading Telehealth Platform. Through this pilot collaboration, Teladoc will make its network of physicians available to people helped by the Red Cross whose access to health care providers has been limited or is unavailable after large-scale disasters.
The revolution is finally here-raising a host of questions for regulators, providers, insurers and patients. After years of big promises, telemedicine is finally living up to its potential. Driven by faster internet connections, ubiquitous smartphones and changing insurance standards, more health providers are turning to electronic communications to do their jobs-and it’s upending the delivery of health care.