Considering Telemedicine? This Resource is for You
The Center for Connected Health Policy (CCHP), an organization that focuses on the development and advancement of telehealth policy solutions to promote improvements in health and health care systems, released an updated version of its State Telehealth Laws and Reimbursement Policies.
This is a comprehensive overview of every state’s laws and regulations relating to the delivery of telemedicine. The document provides information on the definition of telehealth and telemedicine, licensing, online prescribing rules, consent, and private payer telehealth requirements as well as including state Medicaid laws governing the provision of telehealth to Medicaid recipients. The document may be a useful resource for physicians who are considering the use of or are already using telehealth and telemedicine in the practice of infectious diseases.