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48% of Employers Offer Telemedicine Benefits - AMA Urges Med Schools to Start Teaching Telemedicine Skills

Posted on: Wed, 17 Aug 2016

A new study has shown that 48% of employer health plans now offer coverage for telehealth services. With healthcare costs constantly on the rise one can assume that employers and health insurers will begin pushing telehealth harder to achieve cost savings and improve patient satisfaction.  Additionally, the AMA issued a statement urging undergrad and graduate medical training schools to make Telemedicine part of the core curriculum.

If your practice or health system wants to learn more about provider options, implementation and training, contact me today at 484.581.2813 or wskene@rcmd.com and I'll provide you with a free white paper on the topic. 

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