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Lawmakers reintroduce telemedicine measure

By Rachel Landen-ModernHealthcare.com, March 20, 2013 | Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and John Thune (R-S.D.) have re-introduced the Fostering Independence Through Technology Act—legislation designed to help lower the hospital readmissions rate in rural and underserved communities. Under the proposed bill, the HHS secretary would create pilot projects to reward […]