Telehealth

Congress considers pilot program to treat COPD patients through telehealth

Mike Kelly added that current law doesn’t qualify medical professionals to deliver disease management via telehealth services.

HITEQ reports, health centers using telehealth witness a slight increase in their clinical quality measures

Health centers using telehealth for remote clinical care are performing slightly better in clinical quality measures than those relying on in-person care.

Maryland proposes new rules for Telehealth Psychology and Therapy

Telehealth software have supported the treatment of mental health patients. The Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists rule permits therapists to conduct the initial patient evaluation via telehealth.

New CMS rule allows Medicare Advantage to offer Telehealth Services

The new rule will come to effect in the 2020 plan year and will allow Medicare Advantage to offer telehealth service as part of their basic benefit package.

Providers in South Carolina and Texas overcome telehealth challenges

Dr. David McSwain, chief medical information officer of the Medical University of South Carolina believes that many remain skeptical or opposed to the growth of telehealth.