Know All about Telemedicine
A Virtual Boot Camp
Presented By: Joseph P. McMenamin
Pre-recorded (180 Minutes)
How to Deal with the Legal Roadblocks and Expand Access in the Telemedicine Sector

Telemedicine is an excellent way to expand access to care and decrease costs. But despite its bright future, its progress continues to be hampered by legal issues. Although some solutions are better for some problems than for others, you must know the current trends, key issues and legal considerations to reduce your financial, legal and regulatory risk.

In this Virtual Boot Camp, industry veteran Joseph McMenamin will get you up to speed with all the key legal issues you need to be aware of. You will learn about doctor-patient relationship, prescribing rules, licensure, privacy and security issues, and both professional and product liability. You will also learn about informed consent, insurance, clinical practice guidelines and corporate practice issues. McMenamin will provide valuable insights on reimbursement, credentialing and privileging, direct-to-consumer service and home telehealth, the role of FTC, FDA and FCC, and international telemedicine.

McMenamin will discuss state law controls, and use examples to illustrate some of the common approaches. He will also discuss reimbursements and payments controlled by Medicare, including its new and evolving rules governing remote patient monitoring, as well as chronic care management, Medicaid, and commercial payers.

After attending this information-packed Virtual Boot Camp, you will be able to reduce your legal, financial, and regulatory risk by confidently navigating the most complex legal issues. You will also be able to optimize your reimbursements and attract more clinicians and patients.

Session Highlights

This session will bring you up to speed with:

  • Approaches to managing the problem of multiple licenses
  • The case for claiming that care is given at the provider’s location—and the related risks
  • The benefits of credentialing by proxy
  • The clinical limitations inherent in distance care
  • The risks of guidelines
  • Privacy law: it’s NOT just HIPAA
  • What to include in informed consent documentation specific to telemedicine
  • The “webside manner”
  • The impact of corporate practice doctrine on telemedicine services
  • How to minimize your risk

Session Agenda

  • Doctor-patient relationship
    • Creation
    • Prescribing pharmaceuticals
      • Controlled substances
  • Licensure
    • Geography
    • Exceptions
    • Compacts
    • Multiple licenses
  • Privacy 
    • HIPAA
      • Security 
    • COPPA
    • States
  • Reimbursement
    • Medicare
    • Medicaid
    • Commercial carriers
  • Credentialing and privileging
  • Direct-To-Consumer (“DTC”) telemedicine/home TH
  • Corporate practice of medicine
  • International telemedicine

 

Session Details
Session 1: Know All about Telemedicine
Length:90 Minutes
Session 2: Know All about Telemedicine
Length:90 Minutes
Who Should Attend?
  • Clinicians providing or preparing to provide distance care
  • Office managers
  • Payers
  • ACO or at-risk, value centered provider organizations
  • Facilities: hospitals, SNFs, urgent care centers, retail clinics, corrections facilities
  • Telehealth champions: CFOs, CXOs
  • Telehealth leaders: SVP, VP, Exec. Dir., Dir, Admin, Mgr.
  • Compliance officers, change managers, quality officers, risk managers and privacy managers
  • Employee health professionals
  • Pharmacists
  • Revenue cycle professionals
  • Marketers/business development professionals
  • In-house counsel
  • Directors of IT
  • Clinical engineering/biomedical professionals
  • Medical staff/medical affairs/medical staff servicing professionals
  • Health lawyers
About Our Speaker
Joe McMenamin Joseph P. McMenamin, is the Principal at McMenamin Law Offices (“MLO”), PLLC in Richmond, Virginia, USA. Most of MLO’s practice is devoted to advising companies and providers on telemedicine issues. It also provides health law services, counseling providers and life sciences companies. Joe has been involved in distance care since the mid-1990s.

For much of his career, McMenanin practiced as a partner at McGuireWoods LLP. Before being admitted to the Bar, McMenanin practiced emergency medicine at hospitals in Pennsylvania and Georgia on a part-time and full-time basis over a seven-year period...Read More

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