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Pennsylvania Introduces Telehealth Bill

House Bill 706 has been introduced in the Pennsylvania House.  This is a “parity” bill which does the following: It defines telehealth in such as way as to neither mandate nor prohibit asynchronous or synchronous telehealth technology.  It simply defines telehealth as the remote interaction of the healthcare provider with a patient through the use … Continue Reading

Searching the Health Care Reform Bills

Both the Senate and the House versions of the health care reform bills are 2,000 page unindexed monstrosities, making it extremely difficult to locate provisions of interest. The Sunday, January 10, 2010 edition of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, reports that a retired business professor, Doug Lowry, has written a program allowing searches of the Senate and … Continue Reading