Navigation Links
ATA Supports the 21st Century Care for Military & Veterans Act

Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 18, 2013

The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) voices its support of the 21st Century Care for Military & Veterans Act, H.R. 3507. This bipartisan bill would improve healthcare accessibility using telehealth technology for active-duty service members, veterans, retirees and dependents under TRICARE, the Department of Veterans Affairs and the CHAMPVA healthcare programs.

This important Congressional plan would create parity in coverage between telehealth and in-person health services for these patient populations. It would also allow healthcare providers to provide services across state lines with one state license.

“Parity for telehealth and interstate access are two important concepts to extend to all federal healthcare programs,” said Jonathan Linkous, chief executive officer for the American Telemedicine Association. “We applaud this effort to remove artificial barriers to care in the federal government.”

H.R. 3507 was introduced by Reps. Scott Peters (D-CA 52), a member of the Armed Services Committee, Mike Thompson (D-CA 5), co-chair of the Military Veterans Caucus in the House of Representatives, and Gregg Harper (R-MS 3), also a member of the Military Veterans Caucus.

About the American Telemedicine Association
The American Telemedicine Association is the leading international resource and advocate promoting the use of advanced remote medical technologies. ATA and its diverse membership work to fully integrate telemedicine into healthcare systems to improve quality, equity and affordability of healthcare throughout the world. Established in 1993, ATA is headquartered in Washington, DC. For more information, please visit

Read the full story at

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Baron & Budd Supports Encouraging New Development in Mesothelioma Treatment
2. Golden Meadows Retrievers Strongly Supports New USDA Shipping Regulations
3. YMCA Thanksgiving Dinner Supports Families in Need
4. Lean On Life Supports New Research That Reveals Common Personality Traits Contributing to Weight Gain
5. MealEasy Supports Families Dealing with Food Stamp Cuts
6. Wells Fargo Supports Hospice Care as Diamond Sponsor of Pathways Hospice Awards Breakfast
7. As Dangerous Synthetic Drug Market Grows, Narconon Supports Parents with New Educational Feature
8. Upland Fitness Center, Fit Body Boot Camp, Supports Local Family Shelter by Hosting Saturday Boot Camp Food Drive Workouts
9. Lean On Life Supports New Research That Reveals a Secret Ingredient That Makes Meat Healthier
10. ATA Supports Telehealth Enhancement Act to Improve Telehealth Coverage
11. Lean On Life Supports New Research That Reveals Coconut Water’s Popularity
Post Your Comments:
(Date:10/13/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2015 , ... ... first high-tech foam roller with 11 hours of vibrating power. Tested by Olympic ... recovery time and increase athletic performance. , Mark's background in sporting equipment and ...
(Date:10/13/2015)... , ... October 13, 2015 , ... Vision Group Holdings, ... of San Diego, California. With brands including The LASIK Vision Institute and TLC Laser ... it the nationwide leader in laser vision correction. , Global Laser Vision will continue ...
(Date:10/13/2015)... PA (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2015 , ... "My ... digging his fists into his infected cheeks," said an inventor from Platteville, Colo. "I ... their skin problems." , He developed the UNTOUCHABLE to prevent a child from rubbing ...
(Date:10/13/2015)... ... October 13, 2015 , ... HealthAware , headquartered ... Patient Engagement Summit . HealthAware is a technology company focused on the ... interventions via mobile devices that provide a framework for the development of healthy ...
(Date:10/13/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2015 , ... ... workflow solutions, announced today their sponsorship of the Microsoft Dynamics AXUG, GPUG and ... AXUG Summit, GPUG Summit and NAVUG Summit are independent user conferences designed and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/13/2015)... 2015  ContraVir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: CTRV ... focused on the development and commercialization of targeted ... previously announced underwritten public offering of 5,000,000 shares ... up to 3,000,000 shares of the Company,s common ... public of $3.00. The shares of common stock ...
(Date:10/13/2015)... , Oct. 13, 2015  Human Longevity, Inc. (HLI), ... of medicine, announced today the launch of the company,s ... that has the potential to transform healthcare. The inaugural ... CA , at HLI,s headquarters facility. More Health ... other US and International cities. ...
(Date:10/13/2015)... 13, 2015  Measurement in accountable care programs ... financial incentives, but gaps in measurement can result ... health systems. A new, peer-reviewed study published ... explores measurement gaps for high-priority conditions ... --> --> "These ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: