Senate bill would pay doctors to use Facetime with patients

A new bipartisan Senate bill would let Medicare experiment with paying for more telehealth services, enabling physicians and other healthcare providers to evaluate patients via video chats such as Facetime.

Sponsored by Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Col.) and Sen. Gary Peters (D-Mich.), the Telehealth Innovation and Improvement Act would allow selected hospitals to test  telehealth services for Medicare beneficiaries, particularly those who live in hard-to-reach rural areas.

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