Navigating Telemedicine Requirements for Licensing, Scope of Practice and Reimbursement
Overcoming Multi-State Regulatory Hurdles for Healthcare Providers and Facilities
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to healthcare facilities and practitioners on the requirements and exceptions for telemedicine licensing. The panel will offer best practices for overcoming licensing challenges and explain how providers can comply with the requirements.
- Licensing requirements and challenges
- Licensing exceptions
- Non-physician practitioners
- Scope of practice
- Treatment recommendations
- Remote prescribing
- Commercial reimbursement
- Business issues
- Corporate practice of medicine
- Fee splitting
- AKS and self-referral
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What are the regulatory challenges with meeting licensing requirements in multiple states?
- What are the exceptions of telemedicine licensure?
- What telemedicine services are covered by Medicare? By Medicaid?
- What are the regulatory hurdles relating to anti-kickback and self-referral?
Joseph P. McMenamin
McMenamin Law Offices
In his law practice, Mr. McMenamin concentrates on advising clients on legal issues pertinent to telemedicine. Although... | Read More
In his law practice, Mr. McMenamin concentrates on advising clients on legal issues pertinent to telemedicine. Although most of his work is domestic, he was a principle draftsman of the Draft International Convention on Telemedicine and Telehealth, a proposal of the Committee on Law and Medicine of the International Bar Association to the UN. As a member of the European Health Telematics Association ("EHTEL") Thematic Working Group, he assisted in the preparation of "Development of eHealth in Europe," an EHTEL Position Paper. He currently advises private clients respecting legal questions arising from providing cross-border services. Joe was a practicing emergency physician before being admitted to the bar.Close
René Y. Quashie
Mr. Quashie focuses his practice on federal regulatory and administrative health care matters, including Medicare and... | Read More
Mr. Quashie focuses his practice on federal regulatory and administrative health care matters, including Medicare and Medicaid, privacy and security, clinical research, and telemedicine. He advises clients on regulatory compliance, reimbursement, coverage, and policy issues related to the use of telehealth, mobile health, and related information technology platforms. He also advises clients on compliance with state and federal laws affecting telehealth and e-health, including issues related to scope of practice, licensure, prescribing, and risk management.Close
Richard K. Rifenbark
Foley & Lardner
Mr. Rifenbark’s practice focuses on healthcare compliance and transactions. He is Co-Chair of the firm’s... | Read More
Mr. Rifenbark’s practice focuses on healthcare compliance and transactions. He is Co-Chair of the firm’s Healthcare Industry Team and a member of the Government Enforcement, Compliance & White Collar Defense Practice. In the area of telemedicine, Mr. Rifenbark advises clients regarding state licensing issues and consultation exceptions, fee splitting laws and state prohibitions on the corporate practice of medicine, and the creation of practice structures that reduce state law risk associated with telehealth.Close