• Medicare’s New Remote Patient Monitoring Reimbursement: What Providers Need to Know

    Medicare’s New Remote Patient Monitoring Reimbursement: What Providers Need to Know

    • March 11, 2018

    The new year continues to offer big opportunities for telemedicine and digital health companies, and one of the most notable developments is CMS’ decision to reimburse providers for remote patient monitoring (RPM).  Effective January 1, 2018, the Medicare program will pay providers for RPM services billed under CPT code 99091.  The service is currently defined

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  • Ten Things To Know About Maryland’s Proposed Telehealth Rules

    Ten Things To Know About Maryland’s Proposed Telehealth Rules

    • March 11, 2018

    The Maryland Board of Physicians evaluated, then tabled for further consideration, a set of new telehealth rules designed to expand the opportunities for hospitals and providers to deliver virtual care services in Baltimore and throughout the State.  The Board held a public hearing on January 24, 2018 to review proposed telehealth rules originally issued late

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  • New OIG Project Expands Telemedicine Audits to State Medicaid Programs

    New OIG Project Expands Telemedicine Audits to State Medicaid Programs

    • March 11, 2018

    Following on the heels of its plans to review Medicare payments for telehealth services, the federal Office of Inspector General (OIG) at the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) just announced a new project to review state Medicaid payments for telemedicine and other remote services. Accordingly, providers who bill state Medicaid programs for telemedicine,

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  • Three Years Later, Foley Survey Reveals Positive Prognosis for Telemedicine

    Three Years Later, Foley Survey Reveals Positive Prognosis for Telemedicine

    • March 11, 2018

    When we launched Foley’s inaugural Telemedicine and Digital Health Survey in 2014, it was apparent that health care executives weren’t ready to make telemedicine a significant focus of their business and patient strategies. The interest was there but, despite tremendous technological breakthroughs and imaginative applications, most telemedicine programs were in the early stages and there

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  • Telemedicine Rules in D.C. Get Second Draft

    Telemedicine Rules in D.C. Get Second Draft

    • March 11, 2018

    Telemedicine rules in the District of Columbia underwent a second round of revisions as the District of Columbia Department of Health issued a new set of proposed rules . The newly-revised proposed telemedicine rules, issued in July, replace the Department’s first draft of telemedicine regulations issued in early 2016, and incorporate comments submitted by a number

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  • 20 FAQs for Telemedicine Providers in Ohio

    20 FAQs for Telemedicine Providers in Ohio

    • March 11, 2018

    The Ohio Medical Board just published new FAQs and guidance on practicing via telemedicine, addressed to Ohio physicians and physician assistants.  The FAQs follow the Ohio rules for telemedicine prescribing of drugs and controlled substances adopted by the Board in March 2017.  The guidance should be welcome news to providers who deliver healthcare services via

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