Idaho hospitals lobby insurers for telehealth coverage

06/24/2011 | Idaho Statesman (Boise), The

A telemedicine system using video screens and robots is connecting more rural Idaho patients to specialist care at urban medical centers, and hospitals in the state are lobbying insurers to add coverage for the services. Clearwater Valley Hospital CEO Casey Meza said a telehealth alliance is being created to show insurers how it improves access to care and saves money.

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