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States Pass Laws Supporting Reimbursement Of Telemedicine

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

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States are gradually moving to pass laws to support telemedicine or “telehealth” services, including everything from two-way video conversations between doctors and patients to the use of phone apps that allow neurologists to view scanned images when they are hundreds of miles away from their patients. (See “Mobile Devices Bridging Accessibility Gap In Rural Areas, Report Says” – “The Gray Sheet” Aug. 1, 2011.)

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