Coverage of and Payment for Telemedicine – American Medical Association – report 7 of the Council on Medical Service – 11 June 2014

Posted on June 16, 2014. Filed under: Telehealth |

Coverage of and Payment for Telemedicine – American Medical Association – report 7 of the Council on Medical Service – 11 June 2014

News release: AMA Adopts Telemedicine Policy to Improve Access to Care for Patients

“The American Medical Association (AMA) believes that the appropriate use of telemedicine to deliver care to patients could greatly improve access and quality of care, while maintaining patient safety. During its Annual Meeting today the AMA voted to approve a list of guiding principles for ensuring the appropriate coverage of and payment for telemedicine services. The principles aim to help foster innovation in the use of telemedicine, protect the patient-physician relationship and promote improved care coordination and communication with medical homes.”

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