Telehealth Policy Archives - Fonemed

Aligning Resources to Address Sexual Assault on Campus

By jody sparkes on Tuesday, October 27th, 2015 in Campus Health Centers, Sexual Violence, Student Populations, Telehealth, Telehealth Policy. No Comments

An Epidemic of Sexual Assaults on College Campuses Sexual assaults on university campuses has become a crisis of significant proportions in the United States. As a result, the issue has garnered attention from Washington lawmakers, the media and advocacy groups. A recent report issued by the Association of American Universities offered some disconcerting statistics to Read the full article…


Medicare Opening Up Telehealth Options for ACOs

By jody sparkes on Tuesday, September 15th, 2015 in ACOs, CMS, Medicare, Telehealth, Telehealth Policy. No Comments

For many years, Medicare-funded telehealth was exclusively available only to rural patients in Health Provider Shortage Areas or “HSPAs”. With nearly 80% of the Medicare population living in urban areas, this left many beneficiaries unable to take full advantage of the telehealth’s benefits. However, faced with increased lobbying efforts from the American Telemedicine Association (over Read the full article…