New Illinois Laws to Know for 2019

New Illinois Laws to Know for 2019

It’s a new year, and that means a host of new laws take effect in Illinois. We reviewed them and summarized the ones most likely to impact your healthcare practice. As the new year begins, many laws passed by the Illinois General Assembly also take effect. Over 250 new laws become effective on January 1st,...

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Erin Jackson featured in The Non-Clinical PT’s telehealth article

Erin Jackson featured in The Non-Clinical PT’s telehealth article

Jackson LLP attorney and co-founder Erin Jackson is featured in a comprehensive new telehealth article from The Non-Clinical PT today! The Non-Clinical PT provides resources for physical therapists considering alternative, non-clinical employment settings. Its most recent article is a deep-dive into the topic of telehealth, whether physical therapists can provide services via telehealth, and the...

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Lessons from Vermont: How to Structure a Telemedicine Law to Benefit Patients and Providers

Lessons from Vermont: How to Structure a Telemedicine Law to Benefit Patients and Providers

Under existing law. Vermont Medicaid and commercial insurers were required to cover telemedicine services if the patient was located at a healthcare facility when receiving the services. The new law changes this, requiring all Vermont insurers to cover telemedicine services if (1) the services would be covered if rendered through an in-person visit, and (2) the patient is located at an originating...

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Legal update: Insurance coverage for telehealth

Legal update: Insurance coverage for telehealth

Where I live in Chicago, the population density is about 10,000 people per square mile.  Generally, if an area has less than 1,000 people per square mile, it’s considered to be a “rural area.”  Before this spring, private insurance plans in Arizona were only required to cover telehealth services rendered to those living in rural areas.  But as of May 17th, they’re required to cover telehealth services...

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