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UPDATED STATE TELEHEALTH REIMBURSEMENT 2018

Published Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Please find the new-and-improved telehealth reimbursement summary for the state of Indiana.

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CMS OVERHAULS MEANINGFUL USE EHR PROGRAM, REMOVES REDUNDANCIES

Published Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Administrator Seema Verma said changes to the program eliminate 25 measures and ultimately save hospitals over 2 million hours of work.

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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»