In an article published in the Winter/Spring issue of Inside Healthcare, John Ivins Jr. and Jacqueline Hedblom provide guidance to the healthcare industry on how to comply with state rules and regulations when using telemedicine. The article details several court rulings to illustrate the difficult challenges faced by the courts in addressing issues related to telemedicine. Ivins and Hedblom emphasize that “so long as the availability of telemedicine in a particular state is controlled in large by the licensure requirements imposed by that state’s licensing board, any licensed health care providers must ensure…they have acquainted themselves with and fully understand the rules and regulations pertaining to such telemedicine services that are established by licensing boards.” For the full article, you may click here.
Stephanie A. Hood