4 Facts About the State of Telehealth

October 21, 2019

The rules and regulations in telehealth you need to know.

As telehealth grows in popularity, states are trying to decide how much to define or regulate the practice.This has created a sense of confusion, as one state may allow non-synchronous communication between a nurse practitioner and patient, while another may only physicians to communicate synchronously with a patient.To help clear up the confusion, the American Telemedicine Association has released their report “2019 State of the States Report: Coverage and Reimbursement,” detailing the laws in each state, along with what is or isn’t allowed.Here are a few of the key highlights from that report: