telemedicine parity laws

By Heather Mack 12:49 pm February 10, 2017
Telemedicine implementation around the country is improving overall, although some states are bottoming out on their progress, according to the latest state-by-state assessment by the American Telemedicine Association that gives letter grades on their policies around practice standards and payment policies. The ATA’s report is an update to two state policy reports that identify gaps in coverage,...
By Brian Dolan 10:22 am July 8, 2015
Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA) Yesterday the state of Delaware became the 29th among these United States to have a telehealth parity law hit its books. Coincidentally, a few representatives in Congress also re-introduced a nationwide telehealth parity law similar to one the group put forward last year. Delaware Gov. Jack Markell signed the bill into law after it unanimously passed both houses of...
By Brian Dolan 08:24 am June 1, 2015
There's been a cluster of important telemedicine news in the past few days: the AMA is developing ethical guidelines for remote visits, a majority of states now have telemedicine parity laws in place, and details about Teladoc's business came to light through an SEC filing related to its hoped-for IPO. This month the American Medical Association's ethics council will begin to craft a set of...