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New Mexico SB354 Fact Sheet

New Mexico enacted its initial telehealth coverage law in 2013 but restrictive language limited telemedicine adoption.  New Mexico recently passed SB354, “Health Coverage for Telemedicine” amends New Mexico’s current telehealth commercial insurance coverage laws to implement complete parity.

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Kentucky Telehealth Act – SB112 Fact Sheet

Kentucky recently created and passed new sections to their SB112 for telehealth, effective July 1, 2019, widening the scope of payment parity, eliminating adoption barriers, and allows the home to be an originating site.

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Texas May 2019 Fact Sheet

SB670 was reintroduced to improve upon telemedicine laws for Medicaid originally enacted in 2017 and is effective as of September 1, 2019.  This law aims to reduce costs, improve access, and eliminate restrictions that plague Texas.

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Telecardiology: Heart Health at Home

Diet, exercise, and specialized medical care are ways to improve cardiac health, but some cardiac issues require more intensive measures.  Telemedicine can address cardiac problems quickly and maximize the impact of early decision-making.

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Georgia State Telemedicine Fact Sheet

Two acts were unanimously passed by the Georgia State Senate.  Both laws become effective on January 1, 2020, and “All laws and parts of laws in conflict with this Act are repealed”.  Below is an overview of the new legislation and how it affects reimbursement for virtual care.

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Telemedicine – An Eco-Solution?

It’s 2019 -  our winters getting a bit warmer and seasons becoming a bit more extreme.  Climate change is upon us and we have the opportunity to act using telemedicine.

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VisuWell Advances UAMS e-Link Telemedicine Network

VisuWell Extends the Existing UAMS e-Link Infrastructure by Allowing for a More Comprehensive Experience, Capable of Providing Arkansas' Population and Providers with Improved Access to Healthcare and Specialty Consultation.

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VisuWell and Nevada Health Centers Launch Virtual Strategy

VisuWell has been awarded the contract for Nevada Health Centers' comprehensive telemedicine initiative. Established in 1977, Nevada Health Centers is the largest provider of primary care for uninsured, underinsured, and geographically isolated patients in Nevada.

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HealthRight – Where They Went Wrong

Recent headlines have brought telemedicine into the spotlight, providing the opportunity to dive into what real telemedicine is and what it can do.

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The Unique Solution to Lack of Behavioral Access

Learn how VisuWell & WeCounsel are shifting behavioral demand to where capacity exists, solving the behavioral access and supply challenge. Virtual Behavioral Health Integration is the key to improving outcomes and reducing overall cost of care, and the VisuWell/WeCounsel team is the company leading the way.

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