On Saturday afternoon, September 17, 2016, and Sunday, September 18, 2016, CLEAR and the Citizen Advocacy Center (CAC) co-sponsored a national conference with the theme "Modernizing the Regulatory Framework for Telehealth." This conference was CAC's 2016 annual meeting, and brought stakeholders together to identify and discuss ways in which the health professional regulatory system can facilitate the use of telehealth technologies and maximize the benefits to the public, consistent with safe, quality, affordable care. Many healthcare professionals and their respective boards are taking steps to enable the appropriate, safe use of telehealth technologies.
This paper explores eight approaches states might take to retain immunity from federal anti-trust liability, given the North Carolina Dental decision. The discussion reflects the views of state actors, including attorneys general, who have grappled with the ramifications of the Court’s decision. Download white paper.