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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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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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