Over the past 15 years we have watched as the industry has slowly but surely embraced telehealth, going from a service delivery method that could only be covered through health plans, to one where more and more payers (health plans, Medicaid, and Medicare alike) are changing their policies to cover telehealth services. In 2013, total U.S. health care spending was $2.9 trillion and Medicare accounted for 20% of this spending – What does telehealth coverage look like for Medicare? Medicare telehealth adoption has steadily increased since the early 1990s, as both the role of telehealth and the opportunities for . . .
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