Another Attempt To Expand Medicare Coverage For Telemedicine
Two members of the U.S. House of Representatives are not giving up on expanding Medicare coverage for telemedical services. In 2012, Glenn Thompson (R-Pennsylvania) introduced legislation amending Title VIII of the Social Security Act with sweeping changes that would allow Medicare payment coverage for nearly all telemedicine services where the corresponding in-person treatment would be covered. That aggressive legislation died in committee, but Glenn is back and has added Rep. Mike Thompson (D-California) as co-sponsor of the Medicare Telehealth Parity Act of 2014….Read More
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