32 things to know about telemedicine

From Becker’s:


4. Telemedicine parity laws, adopted on a state-by-state basis, require payers to cover telemedicine services at the same rate as if they were delivered in person. At this point, 28 states and Washington, D.C., have telemedicine parity bills, according to the American Telemedicine Association. The following 13 states do not have parity laws:

•    Alabama
•    Alaska
•    Florida
•    Idaho
•    Kansas
•    Nebraska
•    North Dakota
•    South Carolina
•    South Dakota
•    Utah
•    West Virginia
•    Wisconsin
•    Wyoming

5. Several states have proposed parity legislation, including:

•    Illinois
•    Iowa
•    Massachusetts
•    New Jersey
•    North Carolina
•    Ohio
•    Pennsylvania
•    Rhode Island

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