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C-Tel Legislative Update

State Bill # Status Summary Arkansas HB 1076 3/27/15: Transmitted to Governor. This bill would prohibit the use of telemedicine to administer the abortion pill.  Similar to SB 53. Arkansas HB 1747 3/20/15: Failed to pass house. This bill would provide for a definition of telemedicine, and professional practice standards for providers delivering services through [...]

By | April 3rd, 2015|General|0 Comments

SCTF 2015 Highlights

A theme emerged during this year’s South Central Telehealth Forum: COLLABORATION. I heard it over and over in the exhibit hall, advisory council meeting, networking event, and educational sessions. Telehealth veterans and newcomers alike said we are too fragmented as an industry and that to grow, we must have everyone at the table talking. So [...]

By | March 9th, 2015|General|0 Comments

Legislative Update

State Bill # Status Summary Arkansas SB 133 1/26/15: Introduced and referred to Senate Committee on Public Health, Welfare and Labor Sponsor: BledsoeThis bill would authorize reimbursement and regulation of services provided through telemedicine, among other things. Arkansas HB 1076 2/17/15: Re-referred to House Committee on Public Health, Welfare and Labor. This bill would prohibit [...]

By | March 5th, 2015|General|0 Comments

Telehealth Ninja Training – Free

Our Telehealth Resource Center offers monthly,  FREE, training for those who are new to Telehealth or those who simply need a quick refresher.  The second Monday of every month at noon is our regular broadcast of Telehealth 101.  All you need to attend is a computer with an internet connection. To sign up for the [...]

By | February 23rd, 2015|Featured, Telehealth|0 Comments

Risk Management Resources

Delivering medical care over Telemedicine requires the same diligence and attention to risk management that face-to-face care requires. The Center for Telehealth & e-Health Law will present a webinar on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 from 11:00 am to 12:00 noon CST.

By | January 26th, 2015|General, Growing Your Program|Comments Off on Risk Management Resources

Phoning It In – Telehealth at Home

I hear people ask the question frequently, “Why can’t I see my doctor at home?” It’s a loaded question, but at the heart of it, you can hear the growing thunder of health care consumer demand for easier access to health care. The cell phone is almost ubiquitous in the United States. As of last [...]

By | January 15th, 2015|General, Telehealth|Comments Off on Phoning It In – Telehealth at Home

Advisory Council Spotlight – Ray Hanley

Each month, the South Central Telehealth Resource Center spotlights a member of our Advisory Council. We are fortunate to have individuals from a variety of backgrounds in various industries related to Telehealth. Each member has unique talents that contribute to the promotion of Telehealth  in Arkansas, Tennessee, and Mississippi. While those who focus on this [...]

By | November 21st, 2014|General, Telehealth|Comments Off on Advisory Council Spotlight – Ray Hanley

Net Neutrality and Telemedicine

Net Neutrality is the concept that all internet traffic is treated the same. There are proponents of creating a tiered system for internet access where those paying top tier pricing would be able to afford the fastest service and those paying less would have slower service. Currently, Telemedicine in Arkansas, Tennessee, and Mississippi is conducted [...]

By | November 12th, 2014|General, Telehealth|Comments Off on Net Neutrality and Telemedicine

Scientific Cures Vs. Regulation

The U. S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce committee unveiled a new initiative earlier this spring: Discovery, Development, Delivery...a Path to 21st Century Cures. The bipartisan leaders behind this initiative acknowledge that science and technology are outpacing regulatory systems. The goal of the program is to develop new ways to support scientific development and [...]

By | November 5th, 2014|Telehealth|Comments Off on Scientific Cures Vs. Regulation

Reimbursement UPDATE – Big News from Medicare

Medicare revealed important changes on October 31st for people working with home monitoring of chronic conditions. In 2015, Medicare payments to physicians and practitioners will include a new CPT code (99490) for remote chronic care management with  a monthly undjusted, non-facility fee of $42.60. Medicare will also pay $56.92 (monthly unadjusted, non-facility fee) for remote-patient [...]

By | November 5th, 2014|Telehealth|Comments Off on Reimbursement UPDATE – Big News from Medicare