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Update: Arkansas (Again!) Medical Board Approves Telemedicine Rules

Author’s note: Yesterday’s post included a reference to an “originating site” definition under Regulation 38.  This post below corrects that reference, noting how the proposed regulation does not change the statutory definition of originating site. The Arkansas State Medical Board on Thursday voted unanimously to pass Regulation 38 establishing key definitions for telemedicine practice in the … Continue reading this entry

State Lawmakers Pushing Telemedicine Coverage in 2016

State legislation is heavily contributing to the expected reimbursement/coverage uptick in 2016, as more states consider legislation requiring coverage for telemedicine and in-person visits alike. To date, 29 states and Washington D.C. have enacted legislation ensuring that private insurers offer reimbursement for telemedicine at equivalent levels with in-person services, provided the care is deemed medically … Continue reading this entry