NCPA - National Center for Policy Analysis

The Doctor Will See You Now?

January 8, 2016

There is extensive evidence that telemedicine offers quality care on par with routine in-person visits, is well-received by patients and providers, and delivers considerable cost-savings. Yet, in order to protect established providers from competition, medical regulators in some states have tried to severely restrict the use of telemedicine. This is especially the case in Texas.


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