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Regulators Can't Seem To Tamp Down Telemedicine, And That's A Big Sign Of Change

April 16, 2018

Patients are becoming consumers in health care.

Virtual doctor visits are getting more popular, but questions remain about who pays

May 6, 2018

Tucked into the federal budget law Congress passed in February was a provision that significantly expands the use of telemedicine — long a hyped health-care reform and now poised to go mainstream within five to 10 years.

Millennials demand telehealth in a move away from traditional primary care model

April 3, 2018

Generational divides surface between millennials, Generation Xers and baby boomers in how they engage with healthcare providers.

Telehealth Billing Compliance: Medicare Says Goodbye to the GT Modifier

March 12, 2018

Effective January 1, 2018 that has changed because CMS has decided to largely eliminate the requirement to use the GT modifier on telehealth claims.

VA Finalizes ‘Anywhere to Anywhere’ Telehealth Program For Vets

May 11, 2018

The VA's new telehealth program, posted in the Federal Register, enables VA practitioners to use connected care technology to treat veterans no matter where either the veteran or the doctor are located.

CHRONIC Act passes in U.S. Senate

September 29, 2017

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