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  1. Operationalizing Telehealth for Home Dialysis

    In January, 2019, Medicare rules for telehealth changed to permit the home as an originating site for home dialysis patients. ESCOs can take advantage of waivers to obtain payment for a monthly comprehensive telehealth visit with a home patient after the first 3 months of therapy—with no geographic restrictions. Technical, regulatory, and operational challenges are discussed in this article.

    Read the abstract » | (added 04/11/2019)

    Tags: Remote Monitoring, Maintenance Dialysis Therapy, Telehealth Services, Legislation, Regulatory Requirements