New Telehealth Bills Emphasize Insurance Coverage, Remote Patient Monitoring

Legislation to advance telehealth payer coverage and include remote patient monitoring platforms is  advancing in several statehouses across the country. The Center for Connected Health Policy finds around 90 bills in state legislatures, at this time, addressing telehealth issues ranging from Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, to private payer reimbursement, pilot projects, licensing, and more. In…

ACA Medicaid Expansion Spreads, So Do Work Requirements

Several states that have been firmly against Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act are now reconsidering that position, after elections last year brought a very different state legislature in Virginia and expansion advocates have had success gathering support in two conservative western states. Virginia’s last two governors, incumbent Ralph Northam and his predecessor, Terry…