New hope for telehealth bill in the Senate?

Date: 05.15.2013 | Zach Urbina">Zach Urbina

COPYRIGHT SIMON PRICE 07977 073674Telehealth legislation aimed at rural connectivity was re-introduced by Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and John Thune (R-SD). This marks the fifth attempt at passage after most recent being effectively killed by “referral to committee.”

“By expanding the use of innovative home care technology, this legislation will make health care more efficient and will allow seniors to stay in their homes longer without jeopardizing their health, safety or access to health care professionals.” said Senator Klobuchar.

More comments from Klobuchar and Thune are available here. | via Healthcare Informatics

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