TITLE

Lowered Expectations

AUTHOR(S)
McBride, Michael
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
Health Management Technology;Aug2008, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author discusses some of the advances in telemedicine and comments on the issues related to it. He says that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) think highly of telemedicine to reimburse physicians for treatments involving telemedicine technology. CMS encourages people to use the flexibility in federal law to innovate payment methodologies for services that incorporate telemedicine technology. He also stresses on the media's responsibility in such project.
ACCESSION #
33653928

 

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