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Telehealth-Related Updates Included in 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

USA - November 7 2018 On November 1, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) issued final rules for updating the 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule to implement…

Expanded Telemedicine Services Presented as Means to Address Opioid Crisis in New Legislation

USA - November 7 2018 Last week, President Trump signed the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act (SUPPORT Act), a bipartisan piece of legislation designed to tackle the…

The RUSH Act - Another Advancement in Telehealth Acceptance?

USA - October 31 2018 As previously noted in our Digital Health Mid-Year Review, 2018 has seen greater acceptance of telemedicine within the Medicare program. Both…

ONC Sends Information Blocking Proposed Rule to OMB

USA - September 19 2018 The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) is one step closer to issuing its long-awaited proposed rule to…

Breaking into Digital Health: Factors Companies Must Consider

USA - September 13 2018 Companies looking to enter the digital health field face myriad legal implications unique to doing business in this sector. Whether emerging or…

Illinois Medicaid Program Expands Telehealth Reimbursement Increasing Access to Behavioral Health and Other Critical Services

USA - September 5 2018 In an effort to address the need for increased access to behavioral health services, Illinois has passed a series of bills that meaningfully expand…

Telemedicine - The New Standard of Care

USA - June 27 2018 Across the health care sector, telemedicine is naturally and strategically being integrated into health care delivery and treatment plans as targeted…

Blazing New Trails in Health Care and Technology Innovation Ventures

USA - June 19 2018 As the health industry evolves to meet consumer expectations for better quality, lower-cost and more convenient health care options, the demand for…

Recycle, Recycle, Recycle: Key Considerations for Research, Medical Education, and Other Secondary Uses of Data

USA - June 6 2018 The digitization of health care and the proliferation of electronic medical records is happening rapidly, generating large quantities of data with…

The GDPR’s Effects in China: Comparison with Local Rules and Considerations for Implementation

China, European Union - May 31 2018 As Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect, companies around the world are racing to implement compliance measures. In…