Telehealth: The Integration of Telecommunication into Patient/Provider Encounters

April 03, 2020

The use of telehealth, already an increasingly important delivery model, is likely to expand in light of the federal government’s new reimbursement policy, which will pay for telehealth services provided to Medicare beneficiaries in a wider range of geographic areas and sites of service.

The white paper traces the origins of telehealth, reviews its applications, examines current reimbursement policies and places telehealth in the context of current staffing models and physician supply and demand trends.   

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