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  • The Veteran's Administration Increases Research & Development in Telemedicine

    Monday, October 27, 2014

    Whether through the development and expansion of community based clinics or through other innovative outreach and engagement programs, VA administrators are constantly looking for ways to increase engagement in healthcare services among veterans.   The new CREATE program includes funds to study ways to develop and expand the use of telemedicine to provide integrated primary care mental health services across the VA's network of CBOCs.

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  • New Telemedicine Legislation in Congress

    Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    In July, Representative Mike Thompson from California, a long-time telemedicine advocate, introduced new legislation to expand Medicare coverage for telemedicine services. Unlike his last effort, which sought to eliminate all restrictions on telemedicine coverage within Medicare, the current bill, titled The Medicare Telehealth Parity Act of 2014, seeks to expand Medicare coverage in a stepwise fashion over a four year period.

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