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May, 2019

The Centers for Medicare (CMS) Pave the Way for Telehealth Services Expansion to its Subscribers and Possibly Telemedicine Itself

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that they have implemented Section 50323 of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018. The act encourages CMS to expand Medicare’s use of telehealth benefits to its policy holders as part of the government-funded basic benefits. What does this mean for hospitals? Well, roughly over 23 million patients are on the Medicare Advantage program. Each of these patients will now be allowed…

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Feb, 2018

TeleSpecialists Reaches Partnership Milestone with Over 100 Hospitals, Demonstrates Leadership in Telemedicine Landscape

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FT. MYERS, Fla. – (BUSINESS WIRE) –TeleSpecialists (www.tstelemed.com), bringing real-time expertise virtually to hospitals across the U.S., is pleased to announce it is now servicing over 100 hospitals nationally in 18 states. Founded in 2014 as a telemedicine company, TeleSpecialists helps facilities build custom TeleStroke and TeleNeurology programs within the infrastructure of their hospitals utilizing existing EMR and Computerized Physician Order Entry, driving lean implementation of a first-rate telemedicine program and providing…

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Jun, 2017

What Texas’ landmark telemedicine legislation means for the industry and the nation

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  Texas became the last state in the country to abolish a requirement that the relationship between patient and physician must be started with an in-person visit prior to the use of telemedicine. Governor Greg Abbott signed the landmark legislation on May 27, 2017, paving the way for patients to gain access to the services that telemedicine can offer them. TEXAS DEMONSTRATES A GREAT NEED FOR TELEMEDICINE Texas seems like…

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