While Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement is available for telehealth and telemedicine, resources to help us access this information is not well organized or easily accessible online yet. I’ve compiled these sources, and am happy to post the ones I’ve found here, but please add to them by commenting below if you can.
With our increasing mobile society, it’s only reasonable that practitioners learn to maintain the continuity of care when their patients cannot come to the office, leave town or relocate to other areas.
As many of you know, I’ve been working toward developing such guidelines since 1995, largely through repeated efforts at the American Psychological Association.
Concurrently, standard ethical requirements promulgated by most professional mental health associations point to the need for professionals venturing into new areas to undertake
If you are a licensed healthcare professional wanting to counsel on the Internet, you are subject to the same laws that regulate the practice of telehealth and telemedicine. Until there is a substantial change of legislation, those laws are very clear in most states that the all healthcare practitioners must be licensed in the state of residence of the patient.
If you are like many professionals who are toying with the idea of practicing online, you’ve probably been giving consideration to whether or not Skype meets requirements for security. You may know about the type of security required for electronic contact tith …