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CMS Slow to Adopt Generally Accepted Telemedicine/Telehealth Payment Practices

First few Article Sentences

Telemedicine is on the cusp of a healthcare revolution. But we have more to do to enable all people, no matter age, location or their health insurance coverage, to be able to utilize the technology that is available.

Private insurance and Medicaid Managed Care Plans have adopted it. The last frontier are those who are covered under Medicare plans. CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid services) is slow to make the changes that in 2014 were implemented for a 4-year phase-in, until all patients would be covered.


Lamar, Cindy

 

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November 7, 2016

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