Telemedicine Compliance Series – Licensing Issues in Telehealth

How Telemedicine Licensing Issues Arise – Compliance for Telehealth Programs The practice of medicine is licensed and regulated at the state level.  The jurisdiction of individual states over medical licensure is broadly recognized by the courts and the federal government, including CMS.  The f...

Wisconsin Outlines Standards for Telehealth In Mental Health Programs

Wisconsin Guidance On Telemedicine in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Programs The Wisconsin Division of Quality Assurance (DQA), issued new DQA Memo 2015-011 (the “Telehealth Memorandum”) to provide background information and update a previous memo (Memo #2004-14, issued in September 2004)...

60 Day Repayment Rule and False Claims Act

The 60-Day Repayment Rule and False Claims Act Providers Get Another Push Into Proactive Compliance The Patient and Program Protection Act (“PPACA”) added a number of additional tools to the government’s fraud fighting arsenal.  One of those tools is found in PPACA Section 6402 and require...