News

CHRONIC Act passes in U.S. Senate

September 29, 2017

SB 870, sponsored by Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch, would expand Medicare coverage for telemedicine.

Telehealth Programs Look Past Reimbursement to Find Clinical Value

September 11, 2017

Healthcare providers launching remote patient monitoring programs are focusing on money saved, as in reduced rehospitalizations, to justify their telehealth expenditures.

Telementalhealth Wins First Telehealth Pilot Project Award

September 6, 2017

To help improve access to health care in Utah’s most remote areas, the Utah Department of Health (UDOH) has awarded the first grant under a new Telehealth Pilot Project.

Telehealth Licensure Compact For Nurses To Go Live in January

August 30, 2017

The group overseeing the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact has set Jan. 19, 2018 as the go-live date, giving nurses in 26 states a pathway to practicing telehealth in multiple states.

Medicare Spending on Telehealth Increases, but Barriers Remain

August 28, 2017

 CMS spent more money in 2016 on telehealth, with increases reported in reimbursements, claims submitted and originating sites. But reimbursement restrictions are hampering widespread adoption.

Telehealth Private Payer Laws: Impact and Issues

August 23, 2017

New report, funded by the Milbank Memorial Fund, and compiled and written by the Center for Connected Health Policy.