A bill introduced in the House — called the Advancing Telehealth Beyond COVID-19 Act — would ensure that telehealth regulations implemented through the CARES Act in response to the pandemic remain permanent. If passed, the proposed legislation will allow the HHS to waive geographical limitations for Medicare beneficiaries using telehealth or
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IRHA INDIANA TELEHEALTH NETWORK
Indiana Telehealth Network connects healthcare providers with funding from the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) for high-speed broadband access. The ITN is funded through the FCC’s Healthcare Connect Fund, previously the Rural Health Care Pilot Program.
- Goal: Improve the health and well-being of Indiana residents, particularly those in rural areas, through the utilization of a dedicated broadband health network to deliver telehealth applications including, but not limited to, telemedicine, health information exchange, distance education and training, public health surveillance, emergency preparedness, and trauma system development.
Broadband High-speed access is paramount for rural healthcare providers. As the landscape of healthcare changes to include things like Electronic Health Records and Telehealth, fast, reliable connections will be the backbone on which the hospitals and clinics can continue to offer high quality services and remain competitive with their urban counterparts.