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Telemedicine for Veterans: Congress Extends Coverage

The Veterans Administration (VA) has long been a leader in the use of telehealth, and thanks to a provision included in this year’s National Defense Authorization Act, it seems that trend will continue.  As first reported by Pennsylvania’s Erie TV News, Rep. Glenn Thompson (R-PA) secured an extension of the Transitional Assistance Management Program (TAMP), […]

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Increased Availability of Telemedicine Services for Veterans?

The list of telemedicine-related legislation introduced in Congress this year is continuing to grow.  As first reported by California’s Lake County News and others, less than a month after the introduction of the Telehealth Enhancement Act of 2013 by Reps. Gregg Harper (R-MS) and Mike Thompson (D-CA), Thompson, along with Rep. Scott Peters (D-CA), has […]

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Physician Licensure and Telemedicine. Will Congress have a Say? Register Now CTeL’s February Webinar

The Future of Physician Licensure and Telemedicine–Will Congress Have a Say? will be the topic of The Robert J. Waters Center for Telehealth and e-Health Law’s (CTeL) February Brown Bag Webinar. CTeL’s monthly telehealth legal and regulatory webinar will be held on Monday, February 27, 2012 at 12:00 noon EST.  We are excited to hear […]

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UPDATE: STEP Act Introduced; Telemedicine in the Department of Defense

UPDATE:  CTeL’s staff recently spoke with the staff of Representative Thompson about the status of the STEP Act.   Representative Thompson successfully offered his STEP Act as an amendment to a Department of Defense bill when it was recently considered on the House floor.    The staff has been in contact with Senate offices about having the […]

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