The Georgia Composite Medical Board enacted a new regulation governing the standards for telemedicine practice. The regulation, titled Practice Through Electronic or Other Such Means, is found under Georgia Comp. Rules and...more
The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) released its new Clinical Guidelines for Telepathology this week. The Guidelines update the ATA’s original 1999 telepathology guidelines, offering healthcare providers new and...more
During its Annual Meeting on June 11, 2014, the American Medical Association (AMA) voted to approve a list of guiding principles for coverage of and payment for telemedicine services, designed to “foster innovation in the use...more
The American Telemedicine Association released draft Practice Guidelines for Real-time, Direct-to-Patient Primary Urgent Care Telemedicine and is seeking public comments through June 20, 2014.
The American Telemedicine Association released draft Clinical Guidelines for Telepathology and is seeking public comments through June 20, 2014.
Practice guidelines can serve as a useful reference point for the...more
The Florida Board of Medicine enacted new regulations governing the Standards for Telemedicine Practice. The regulations are identical for allopaths (64B8-9.0141) and osteopaths (64B15-14.0081). The new regulations went into...more
The American Telemedicine Association released draft Guidelines for TeleICU Operations on March 28, 2014 and is seeking public comments through April 26, 2014.
Practice guidelines can serve as a useful reference point...more
February is the last date Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs) and Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) can issue additional documentation requests (ADRs) as the current Recovery Audit Program contracts are coming to a...more
On August 22, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report calling for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of its Medicare program integrity...more