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VA Expands Telehealth by Allowing Health Care Providers to Treat Patients Across State Lines

Source
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Date
May 11, 2018
Summary
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced a new federal rule that will allow VA doctors, nurses, and other healthcare providers to administer care to Veterans using telehealth regardless of where in the U.S. the provider of the veteran is located, including across state lines or outside of a VA facility. This new rule exercises federal preemption to override state restrictions in an effort to increase access to care.
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Access · Legislation and regulations · Telehealth · Veterans