Bill Introduced To Expand Use Of Telemedicine For Veterans.

The Lock Haven (PA) Express (7/19) reported that US Reps. Glenn Thompson (R-PA) and Charles Rangel (D-NY) recently “introduced HR 6107, the Veterans E-Health and Telemedicine Support (VETS) Act of 2012, a bill aimed at increasing veteran healthcare access at no additional cost to the taxpayer.” The bill “expands the current Department of Veteran Affairs state licensure exemption to allow credentialed health care professionals to work across state borders performing telemedicine without having to obtain a new state license.” According to the Express, “HR 6107 was introduced with the support of 12 additional bipartisan

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— “Thompson introduces bill to expand use of telemedicine for veterans, The Express, July 18, 2012.

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