Arizona lawmakers seek to close telemedicine’s insurance-coverage gap

//Arizona lawmakers seek to close telemedicine’s insurance-coverage gap

Arizona lawmakers seek to close telemedicine’s insurance-coverage gap

Virtual doctors visits connecting patients and physicians who are miles apart are increasing, but insurance coverage hasn’t caught up with the move toward telemedicine, Arizona doctors and lawmakers say. A proposed law would expand insurance beyond the sliver of conditions that are covered now. Private insurers are required to cover telemedicine care in only 11 specialties, including trauma, mental health and cardiology, and even those are limited to rural areas. AHCCCS, the state’s version…

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By | 2019-03-10T08:00:00+00:00 March 10th, 2019|Healthcare|

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