Amy Lerman Quoted in “Is it Finally Time for Telemedicine? Experts Say There Are Opportunities, But No Rush”

Part B News

Amy Lerman, Member of the Firm in the Health Care and Life Sciences practice, in the firm’s Washington, DC, office, was quoted in Part B News, in “Is it Finally Time for Telemedicine? Experts Say There Are Opportunities, But No Rush,” by Roy Edroso. (Read the full version – subscription required.)

Following is an excerpt:

You may have good reasons to wait on adopting telehealth, experts say, but if you’re prepared to take advantage of specific opportunities that can make telehealth cost-effective and even profitable, you should explore them now.

Recently the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) surveyed practice leaders and 26% said their organizations offer telehealth services — a mere 3% more than the year before. Just 15% said they plan to offer the services in the future, and 39% said they were not planning on implementing telehealth services in 2018. These results conform with previous surveys on the subject (PBN 4/1/17).