Regs may aid telemedicine

Daly, Rich
May 2011
Modern Healthcare;5/9/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 19, p17
Trade Publication
The article reports on the benefits of the final rule released by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) that streamline how hospitals credential and grant privileges to physicians and other practitioners who provide care through telemedicine to rural and critical-access hospitals. The regulation is expected to encourage and facilitate not only the use of telemedicine, but also the use of treatment organization long sought by federal health officials.


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