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We’ve had numerous inquiries lately about telemedicine benefits. My clients most typically ask either “is this a group health plan?” or “is it just access to another provider?” Clearly, there is much confusion surrounding telemedicine benefits. Part of the problem is that the regulators have yet to issue guidance on how telemedicine should be treated. All we can do is take what is a very innovative benefit and figure out how it fits into a complicated, and sometimes outdated, regulatory framework.
Let’s start by agreeing that telemedicine benefits are pretty cool. With telemedicine, employees can usually see a doctor sooner than if they had to go to a doctor’s office. Read More ›
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