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Telemedicine Gaining Ground in Comp Arena

Telemedicine – the use of phone or online video conferences to connect physicians with patients as opposed to traditional office visits – is a growing trend in workers’ comp, with supporters that cite extensive benefits for both payers and claimants. Challenges remain in both the legal and logistical arenas though, including a Sherman Act case between Teladoc and the Texas Medical Board. Louisiana Comp Blog reached out to local and national players to get their perspective on the rise of telemedicine.