The House voted to send a bill to the governor that expands Indiana’s telemedicine services, though some legislators are still uncomfortable with the expansion.
The measure will cover Hoosiers on Medicaid who get healthcare through telemedicine practices like videoconferences and electronic communications.
The proposal would remove restrictions passed last year that ban the prescription of vision devices through telemedicine.
Indiana’s first school-based tele-health clinic is open in Elwood. The clinic could help increase health care access in rural areas.
Opternative's CEO says he will fight an Indiana law that bans his startup from offering its services to Hoosiers.
Telemedicine is health care delivered remotely. The bill regulates how much doctors can do, especially in prescribing medication.
Telemedicine allows veterans who live far from VA hospitals to have consultations and health checks online.