Texas by Texas platform saw unexpected growth
On the Priorities podcast, Texas’ Jennifer Buaas says the state’s digital services platform is growing as more services come online.
USDA grant program offers funds to improve telemedicine, remote learning
A grant program for state, local and tribal agencies will disperse $44.5 million in federal funding for telecommunications projects. But the deadline is June 4.
Massachusetts announces Digital Healthcare Council
Technologies like electronic health records, wearable devices and telemedicine are getting institutional support in the commonwealth.
New law allows Missouri schools to bill Medicaid for telehealth services
A law that just took effect could open the door for school districts in the state to start embracing telehealth techniques to treat special needs students.
Pa. lawmakers consider bill to set telemedicine standards, require insurance coverage
Sen. Elder Vogel's bill would clearly define what constitutes telemedicine techniques, and force insurers to cover its use.
Ark. lawmakers set to review telehealth regs as debate over one provision intensifies
Telemedicine vendors and large employers want the state to reconsider how it defines "store and forward" technology, but lawmakers and regulators are pushing back.
Texas telehealth advocates push draft bill to lift tech restrictions
The Texas eHealth Alliance is sharing draft legislation with lawmakers, hoping to spur passage of a telehealth bill amid a legal standoff over virtual patient care.
Mass. bill to force insurers to cover telemedicine services nears key deadline
State Rep. Gloria Fox's bill to require all insurers to cover the costs of virtual health care services is running out of time to move ahead.
South Carolina gov. signs bill expanding how doctors can use telehealth techniques
Gov. Nikki Haley put pen to paper on the new telemedicine bill to get rural residents more access to health care, but advocates worry about some of its provisions.