One Solution to Improving Telehealth Laws: Simple Subtraction

A Florida lawmaker is looking to improve his state’s telehealth laws by eliminating some of the complexity and opening the door to audio-only phone calls and virtual prescribing.

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Labor Dept. Makes Telehealth a Permanent Option for FMLA Requests

Federal officials have permanently extended an emergency order giving employees the option to use telehealth to meet with doctors to qualify for taking time off under the Family and Medical Leave Act.

Employees can use telehealth to establish a serious health condition that would qualify them for taking time off from work under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Continue reading

Labor Dept. Makes Telehealth a Permanent Option for FMLA Requests

Federal officials have permanently extended an emergency order giving employees the option to use telehealth to meet with doctors to qualify for taking time off under the Family and Medical Leave Act.

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HHS Expands COVID-19 Telehealth Capabilities in PREP Act Amendment

The Health and Human Services Secretary will allow healthcare providers to use telehealth across state lines to deliver “Covered Countermeasures” against the coronavirus.

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