Industry stakeholders are applauding Medicare's step toward expanding tele-health coverage with its proposed update to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for 2015. California politicians have also seen the light…The governor recently signed a bill that purports to make tele-health easier for rural patients to use.
The fact that there is greater acceptance of the technology and approach is not lost among early stage investors…Teladoc, a provider of 24/7 tele-health consultations, is the beneficiary of $50M more in new venture capital funding.
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