Legally Practice Over State Lines

How to Legally Practice Over State Lines with Telebehavioral Health and Telemental Health  1 CE Hour Available Are you already practicing telemental health over state lines, or contemplating such practice? Many forward-thinking health care professionals are drawn to practicing online …



There seems to be continued confusion about whether or not Skype is HIPAA compliant. Please allow me to post some of the additional requirements under HIPAA and let you consider if you are compliant when using Skype. First, there are …


Telehealth & Telemedicine Reimbursement Resources

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.


Online Counseling and Professional Licensure?

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.