Booming Telehealth Legislation: Recent Trends and Developments
Today, the cost of health care for individuals with chronic conditions continues to skyrocket. It partakes the biggest share in the overall Medicare spending. Recent telehealth legislation aims to make telehealth the preferred method of care delivery for Medicare beneficiaries with chronic conditions. Changes and developments to the telehealth policies will expand access to home dialysis therapy, amend Medicare advantage plans, allow ACOs to provide services via telehealth, expand access to telestroke technology and empower the Patient Care Team.
In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of thought leaders and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the Booming Telehealth Legislation. Speakers will also present their expert thoughts and opinions on how to best comply with the new telehealth policies.
Key topics include:
- Telehealth Policy Changes to Medicare
- Implications to Health Providers
- Implications to Medicare Beneficiaries
- Different Methods of Care Delivery
- Benefits and Drawbacks
- Recent Trends and Developments
Andrew B. Wilson, Attorney
Morris James LLP
Kristin Schleiter, JD, LLM, Senior Legislative Attorney
American Medical Association
- The current state of state telemedicine laws and regulations
- What’s coming? A look at trends in telemedicine.
- View from a clinician’s practice: What does telemedicine look like on the ground right now and how are practices viewing the landscape?
- Delaware case study – Delaware’s law and regs; how Delaware chose its structure and the subsequent regional influence
- Payment models/language and why they matter
- How does a practice move from an on-paper understanding to implementation and what barriers does it face?
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Who Should Attend:
- Health Care Providers
- Hospital Managers
- Health Care Attorneys
- Health Care Finance Executives
- Health Care Privacy & Security Specialists
Andrew Wilson, Esq., is a legislative specialist associated with the full service Delaware law firm Morris James in its Government Relations practice group in Wilmington, Delaware. Andrew also works for the Medical Society of Delaware in areas of pressing health policy. These duties involve direct work with key officials in the executive and legislative branches on a range of healthcare issues which affect the health of Delawareans and the practice of medicine. This includes Delaware’s Telemedicine Bill, House Bill 69, passed in 2015, and its subsequent implementation as he sits on steering committee of the Delaware Telehealth Coalition.
Andrew Wilson, Esq., is a legislative specialist associated with the full service Delaware law firm Morris James in its Government …
As a Senior Legislative Attorney for the American Medical Association’s Advocacy Resource Center, Kristin provides legislative and legal support to state and national medical specialty societies on issues including telemedicine, medical liability reform, scope of practice, truth in advertising, workforce, licensure and other medical board issues. Before working for organized medicine, Kristin was a litigator concentrating in areas of insurance defense, personal injury, and commercial litigation. Kristin received her law degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, a Master of Laws in Health Law from Loyola, and her undergraduate degree from Illinois Wesleyan University.
As a Senior Legislative Attorney for the American Medical Association’s Advocacy Resource Center, Kristin provides legislative and legal support to …
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