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Medicare Telehealth Parity Act of 2014

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August 07, 2014 | Eric Wicklund – Editor, mHealthNews A new Congressional effort seeks to expand telemedicine by allowing Medicare reimbursement for more treatments – and more people. The Medicare Telehealth Parity Act of 2014 was introduced in July by U.S. Reps. Mike Thompson (D-CA.) and Gregg Harper (R-MS). If passed into...

5 Telehealth Bills to Watch

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Federal and state legislation on the use of telehealth has been a hot topic for lawmakers over the past year. BY BRIAN HEATON / MAY 20, 20140  The practice of telehealth has increased in recent years as physicians and patients have become more comfortable meeting through video conferencing and other digital means....

Telehealth Framework Goes Beyond Just Tech

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Published on FierceHealthIT ( April 7, 2014 | By Susan D. Hall A framework for evaluating telehealth programs must consider socioeconomic aspects–not just the technological–argue researchers in an article published online in Telemedicine and e-Health. Costs, benefits, barriers and outcomes, including clinical outcomes, are among the integral socioeconomic factors at play in...
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