The Telemedicine Reimbursement Expansion work group (TREWG) was created by the Senate Health Care and Human Services Committee during the 2014 session, and the Telehealth Alliance of Oregon (TAO) was directed to facilitate it and to see that a legislative concept was brought to the committee in October 2014 for consideration during the 2015 session.
Membership in TAO is open to anyone interested in supporting the purpose and goals of the organization. If you are a telehealth service provider, an organization interested in providing telehealth services,
At their recent meeting in Denver representatives of state medical licensing boards approved updated guidelines to help ensure the safety and quality of medicine when it is practiced using telemedicine technology. Titled The Model Policy on the Appropriate Use of Telemedicine Technologies in the Practice of Medicine, the document provides much-needed guidance and a basic roadmap that state boards can use to ensure that patients are protected from harm in a fast-changing health care delivery environment.