• Advancing Telemedicine -- Indiana Scores a Win

    Posted by: Becky Sanders, MBA on Monday, July 18, 2016 at 12:00:00 am

    In July, Indiana scored a major win on the telemedicine legislative front. A new telemedicine state statute went into effect which expands the use of telemedicine together with certain prescribing rights (without an in-person office visit).

     
  • Telehealth Legislation in 2016

    Posted by: Becky Sanders, MBA on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at 12:00:00 am

    As of March 25, 2016, there have been 133 telehealth related bills introduced in 30 states across the nation.  The most common legislation addresses reimbursement, telehealth professional standards, the need for in-person examinations, prescribing, and cross-state licensing.

     

     
  • Mobile Integrated Healthcare: Our Next Crisis/Opportunity

    Posted by: Jonathan Neufeld, PhD, HSPP on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 12:00:00 am

    Mobile Integrated Healthcare (MIH) is a fantastic idea that has tremendous potential, but will take a lot of effort on the part of providers doing exactly what they currently do worst - integrating care.

     
  • More Thoughts on Indiana's Parity Law

    Posted by: Jonathan Neufeld, PhD, HSPP on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at 12:00:00 am

    The wording of Indiana's new telehealth parity law (EA 1269) opens a wide range of possibilities for health care providers.  Which of those will eventually become most valuable is left for providers (and, to a certain extent, payers) to figure out.

     
  • Indiana Legislature Passes Telehealth Parity Law

    Posted by: Jonathan Neufeld, PhD, HSPP on Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 12:00:00 am

    Last month Indiana became the 27th state to pass full or partial telemedicine parity legislation.  Now it remains for the providers of the state to deliver the rural healthcare services telemedicine was designed to make possible.