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Intergovernmental Advisory Committee to the Federal Communications Commission Advisory Recommendation No: 2019-2 in the Matter of State, Local Tribal, and Territorial Regulatory and Other Barriers and Incentives to Telemedicine

Description
Examines the technical infrastructure necessary for effective telemedicine delivery in state, territorial, tribal, and local (rural and urban) areas. Discusses the regulatory barriers including legislation, licensing, reimbursement, malpractice insurance, and privacy that obstruct its development and utilization, and offers recommendations addressing these barriers. Appendix A presents case studies of broadband and telehealth development in several states and territories.
Date
11/2019
Type
Document
Organizations
Federal Communications Commission, Intergovernmental Advisory Committee to the Federal Communications Commission
Tagged as
Access · Broadband · Infrastructure · Legislation and regulations · Licensure and certification of health professionals · Patient privacy · Reimbursement and payment models · Telehealth · American Samoa · Colorado · Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands · Florida · Georgia · Maryland · Puerto Rico · Rhode Island · Texas · U.S. Virgin Islands · Wisconsin