Area of focus

Telehealth Services

Increasingly, health care services are conducted via telehealth technologies rather than only through face-to-face interactions. Providers, third-party payers, and manufacturers of health technologies need to understand the complex federal and state legal issues that could arise when services are delivered through telehealth interactions.

Our comprehensive health regulatory practice advises health care providers, payers, telehealth companies, and others in navigating the maze of federal and state rules, and...

Representative experience

Advised a health plan regarding state licensure requirements applicable to health professionals at a call center responding to patients in multiple states.

Advised a national health care company on applicable laws and regulations for delivery of physician visits and consultations over the internet.

Helped a trade association assess and advise its members on using telehealth technologies to provide certain services reimbursed under a bundled payment system.

Advised on various regulatory aspects of international telemedicine, including cross-border health care, data privacy, and medical device aspects.

Tracked and interpreted changes in Medicare coverage of telehealth services.

Assessed fraud and abuse considerations related to financial relationships between parties offering telehealth referrals.

Advised private equity and venture capital funds on the regulatory risks of investing in businesses focused on delivering telehealth.

Hogan Lovells Publications

Medicare further expands payment for and coverage of telehealth and similar services Health Alert

Through several recently published rules, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is making it possible for Medicare beneficiaries to have greater access to health care...

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Hogan Lovells Publications

Expanded coverage of telehealth Health Alert

The recently enacted Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 expands Medicare’s coverage for telehealth services in several ways. Inclusion of these provisions, which had been part of a Senate...

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