Policy & Research Reports

A National Scan of Current Telehealth Laws and Reimbursement Policies


The Center for Connected Health Policy’s (CCHP) annual survey and analysis of state telehealth laws and reimbursement policies shows that no two states approach telehealth in the same way.

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If You Bill It They Will Come:The Results of a Meta Review of Current Literature on Clinical Outcomes, Cost-Effectiveness, and Reimbursement for Telemedicine


This report provides qualitative meta-review of 21 literature reviews on the clinical and cost-effectiveness of telemedicine. The report examines published research on issues relevant to telemedicine reimbursement, specifically focusing on three primary research areas: clinical efficacy, cost-effectiveness, and obstacles to demand and diffusion.

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Optimizing Telehealth In California:A Summary of Focus Group Responses

This report provides the broad views and opinions of telehealth experts and interested organizations about needs, concerns, and barriers to telemedicine expansion in California. It is a summary of the focus group project conducted by CTRC (previously CTEC) in 2008.

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Policy Brief: Optimizing Telehealth In California

This brief explores how California can expand the availability of telehealth and reach full optimization of these extraordinary technologies. It includes the results and recommendations of a Collaborative formally charted by CTRC (previously CTEC). An Executive Summary is also available.

Executive Summary

Policy Brief: Optimizing Telehealth In California