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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.

OIG to Audit Medicare Telehealth Services: What You Need to Know

August 11, 2017

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) at the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) recently announced a new project to review Medicare payments for telehealth services.

Licensing Compact Gives Doctors an Important Telehealth Tool

July 26, 2017

The Interstate Medical Licensure Compact is now live in 18 of 22 member states, giving healthcare providers an enhanced platform to launch telemedicine services across state lines.

Four Challenges of Launching a Telehealth Program

July 14, 2017

Four key challenges in the development of any telehealth programs are addressed, including: liability, licensure, reimbursement, and workflow.

Hospitals Expand Home Telemedicine, Remote Monitoring

June 29, 2017

Hospital-based telemedicine and remote monitoring capabilities that extend access to specialty care and other services are becoming increasingly an increasingly popular option for patients and providers.