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From the AHAP Blog: Joint Commission calls CMS revised telemedicine standards a "positive step"

Accreditation Insider, May 17, 2011

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The Joint Commission has released an official statement reacting to revisions by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to its telemedicine credentialing and privileging requirements, set to go into effect July 5, 2011.

These revised requirements align with The Joint Commission’s long-standing stance that heavy credentialing and privileging requirements for telemedicine healthcare providers are an excessive burden to hospitals and actually impede access to specific healthcare services.

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