TQ TeleConnection- October 2018

Legal barriers are limiting telehealth's reach, experts say

PHOENIX, Ariz.—Telehealth can provide patients access to care no matter where they are geographically, proponents say. Stakeholders from Walgreens and American Well to BlueCross BlueShield and the Department of Veterans Affairs have used the word “anywhere” to tout their work in the telehealth realm. 

But “anywhere” may be a bit of a stretch, according to legal experts at the 2018 Public Health Law Conference on Thursday.

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