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EAST CENTRAL INDIANA SCHOOL PLUGS INTO TELEHEALTH TECH

Published Thursday, April 19, 2018

Northview Elementary School in Gas City has become the most recent location for a telehealth clinic through the statewide Indiana Rural School Clinic Network.

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PRESS RELEASE: SHLB IMPLORES THE FCC TO PROVIDE EMERGENCY RELIEF FOR FY 2017 RURAL HEALTH CARE PROGRAM APPLICANTS

Published Thursday, April 5, 2018

The Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband (SHLB) Coalition, a broad-based membership organization that includes health providers and telehealth networks, filed an emergency petition today with the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) asking it to waive the Rural Health Care (RHC) program’s $400 million funding cap and fully fund qualified applications until the open rulemaking proceeding to reform the program concludes.

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SEEMA VERMA ROLLS OUT NEW CMS INTEROPERABILITY INITIATIVES AT HIMSS18

Published Wednesday, March 7, 2018

The government-wide MyHealthEData initiative is led by the White House Office of American Innovation.

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CONGRESS PROPOSES CHANGE TO RYAN HAIGHT ACT TO ALLOW TELEMEDICINE PRESCRIBING OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES

Published Monday, March 5, 2018

It seems the efforts of telemedicine advocates to change federal law and allow greater prescribing of controlled substances are no longer falling on deaf ears. Congress just released a pair of draft discussion bills to amend the federal Ryan Haight Act.

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CMS RELEASES NEW TELEHEALTH FACT SHEET

Published Monday, February 19, 2018

The Medicare Learning Network has just published the new fact sheet with useful definitions, guidelines, and resources for Telehealth in 2018.

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TOP 5 WAYS TELEHEALTH WILL CHANGE UNDER THE NEW FEDERAL FUNDING BILL

Published Friday, February 16, 2018
February 14, 2018 by Thomas B. Ferrante & Nathaniel M. Lacktman in Healthcare Law Today The telemedicine industry has been abuzz upon learning that provider-friendly legislation was included in the new federal Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, signed into law by the President on February 9, 2018. But telehealth providers, hospitals, and entrepreneurs need more»

TELEMEDICINE: THE VALUE BEYOND REIMBURSEMENT

Published Sunday, February 11, 2018

As telemedicine continues to play an ever-greater role in health care delivery, it is increasingly important that health systems and providers develop a strategy for implementing a telemedicine solution that can lead to scalable and sustainable growth.

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MEDICAID TELEHEALTH REIMBURSEMENT: ASK PERMISSION OR BEG FORGIVENESS

Published Thursday, January 4, 2018

"...telehealth clinicians wanting to provide and bill for services delivered to Medicaid recipients should do their due diligence. That means being cautious not to use nationally published policy guides as the sole source of truth for determining what is covered."

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