Category: Telemedicine

Ohio Expands Telemedicine to Include Teledentistry 

It should come as little surprise that teledentistry would soon follow. On December 19, 2018, former Governor Kasich signed Senate Bill 259into law, which addresses access to teledentistry in Ohio. Teledentistry means the delivery of dental services through use of synchronous,

How one family’s letter prompted the creation of a new telehealth program

Jared and Kristina Burns went through a harrowing experience: Their sick child was airlifted out for specialized care. That encounter led them to write a letter to Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla, Washington. In it, they requested

Utah Sets Reimbursement Guidelines for Telehealth through Medicaid

Utah’s governor has signed legislation expanding Medicaid payment parity for telehealth and telemedicine services. Gov. Gary Herbert’s signature on HB 392 mandates that the state’s Medicaid program reimburse providers to designated connected care services “at the same rate that the Medicaid program

Barron’s: For Telemedicine to Change Health Care, We Need to Change How we Pay Doctors

Barron’s: For Telemedicine to Change Health Care, We Need to Change How we Pay Doctors. https://www.barrons.com/articles/for-telemedicine-to-change-health-care-we-need-to-change-how-we-pay-doctors-51553259601

Amended telemedicine bill clears House committee

A bill allowing health care providers to offer diagnoses over the phone to patients they have never seen in person or via a video connection cleared a House committee on Tuesday after an unsuccessful attempt last month. The House Committee

OnMed Launches Interactive Telemedicine Center on Cheddar

Austin White, CEO and Founding Partner at OnMed, joined Cheddar to discuss the new technology that makes going to the doctor as easy as stepping into the a phone booth.   Source: OnMed Launches Interactive Telemedicine Center on Cheddar

How Telehealth is Impacting Employers in Dallas-Fort Worth

Over the last several years, virtual health has grown exponentially in the United States, overcoming political hurdles, legislation, and medical societies fighting tooth and nail to stop its proliferation. Employers are starting to recognize the value of telemedicine as well,

From Fox News – Family upset after ‘robot’ doctor informs patient he doesn’t have long to live

Family upset after ‘robot’ doctor informs patient he doesn’t have long to live https://www.foxnews.com/health/family-upset-after-robot-doctor-says-patient-doesnt-have-long-to-live

House Looks To ‘Kick-Start’ Telehealth

Insurers could get tax breaks worth as much as $30 million and use out-of-state health providers in their networks under a House bill meant to champion the use of “telehealth” in Florida. Members of the House Health Quality Subcommittee this

Congress to Try Again on Medicare Coverage for Telemental Health

Congress is taking another stab at legislation that would expand telehealth access for Medicare beneficiaries seeking mental health services at home. The Mental Health Telemedicine Expansion Act (HR 1301), reintroduced last month by Reps. Suzan DelBene (D-WA) and Tom Reed

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