Lowered Expectations

McBride, Michael
August 2008
Health Management Technology;Aug2008, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p4
Trade Publication
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.


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