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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.

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.

Grant Funding Opportunity: Evidence-Based Tele-Behavioral Health Network Program

May 9, 2018

The two-fold purpose of this program is to use telehealth networks to increase access to behavioral health care services in rural and frontier communities and to conduct evaluations of those efforts to establish an evidence-base for assessing the effectiveness of tele-behavioral health care for patients, providers, and payers. Applications are due 6/25/2018.

Why Telemedicine is the Future in Senior Housing

November 26, 2017

It stands to significantly improve senior care.

CMS unveils new rural health strategy

May 8, 2018

The CMS has made a commitment to keep rural communities in mind when developing regulations.

FCC Eyes Expanded Broadband Funding for Telehealth, Telemedicine

November 27, 2017

The FCC issued a notice of proposed rulemaking to review and potentially expand funding for the Rural Health Care Program.