How are temporary restrictions on state licensure affect telemedicine
- Sas Ponnapalli
- on Apr 01, 2020
Since the declaration of a national emergency in March, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid have “broadened access” for telehealth coverage. States around the country have re-evaluated licensure protocol. These actions beg the following questions: How can providers acquire licensure in outside states, and how can telehealth help those providers care for those in other states?
At the time of writing this article, the Federation of State Medical Boards has reported all 50 states currently have language in place to allow out-of-state physicians to provide care for patients experiencing symptoms related to COVID-19. While each state offers different guidelines, the need for care across the country is desperate during these unprecedented times. He
In conclusion, Beam Health knows that providers are looking to improve the service patients receive. Telehealth has become a vital instrument in providing modern care. Contact a Beam Health Team Member to schedule a demo to see how Beam Health can help you!