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Government Shutdown Averted, Telemedicine Coverage Expanded

Government Shutdown Averted, Telemedicine Coverage Expanded

The  Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 contains important changes to federal law related to reimbursement for and use of telemedicine, signaling Congress's continuing confidence in telemedicine's potential to improve care and reduce costs. 

Is Telemedicine Right for My Healthcare Practice?

Is Telemedicine Right for My Healthcare Practice?

Before you dismiss telemedicine as an unnecessary complication and investment for your business, consider the changes in technology, customer preference, trend toward value-based care, and aging population.

For many businesses, telemedicine is a way to increase patient care options, raise the quality of care, increase reimbursements, and grow business.

Interested? Then let’s take a look at why telemedicine might be right for your practice. 

Nixon Law Group Speaking @ the MATRC Annual Summit

Nixon Law Group Speaking @ the MATRC Annual Summit

On April 10-12, Nixon Law Group's Carrie Nixon and Rebecca Gwilt will be traveling to the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay in Cambridge, MD for the second year in a row to speak at the Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center's (MATRC) Annual Telehealth Summit. Telehealth Resource Centers (TRCs) are funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service's Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, which is part of the Office of Rural Health Policy. The 2016 MATRC Telehealth Summit explores how and why telehealth must intersect with both health system transformation and meaningful use if we are to successfully impact all three dimensions of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's (IHI) "Triple Aim"