Tag Archives: Department of Veteran Affairs

Prescribing Controlled Substances Without an In-Person Exam: The Practice of Telemedicine Under the Ryan Haight Act

Editor’s Note: This article is the second in a series addressing telemedicine prescribing and controlled substances, designed to give some much needed practical guidance and orientation to established healthcare providers, hospitals, and entrepreneurs alike. The first article addressed federal rules for prescribing controlled substances under the Ryan Haight Act.  Subsequent articles will discuss the prescribing … Continue reading this entry

Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 Increases Graduate Medical Education Residency Positions

On August 7, President Barack Obama signed into law the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 (Act). While much press has been given to the Act’s increasing of access to private health care providers, increasing of recruitment of new physicians, and granting to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (Secretary) … Continue reading this entry

Health Care Providers to Get Greater Ability to Care for Veterans Under the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014

Today, President Obama signed into law the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 (the “Act”). The Act will enable eligible veterans to obtain their health care from non-VA providers on an expanded basis.  The Act presents an opportunity to health care providers to provide needed services to our veterans while at the same time … Continue reading this entry