Telehealth & Telemedicine: Progress and Barriers in New York
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Albany Law School
80 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY 12208
12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
4.0 MCLE Credits: 4.0 hours in Areas of Professional Practice
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* Note: Newly admitted attorneys (less than twenty-four months) must attend the program in person to receive New York MCLE credit.
Health Law Section
Committee on Continuing Legal Education
Charles C. Dunham, IV, Esq., Bond Schoeneck & King, Albany, NY
recent study found that the market for telehealth services is projected
to grow globally at an annual rate of 16.9% from 2013 to 2018, with a
$35.1 billion industry projected by 2018. This panel is the second in a
series looking at telehealth and telemedicine in New York State,
exploring the progress made towards the adoption of telehealth and
telemedicine services in New York State, New York’s legislation
regarding this area, and the legal barriers to be overcome.
program will assist participants in understanding the current state of
affairs surrounding the adoption and implementation of telehealth and
telemedicine in multiple medical professions in the State of New York,
with a focus on the professional, financial and legal barriers. The
participating presenters have been selected from the market, government
and academia to offer a comprehensive perspective on these issues.
- How is telehealth and telemedicine currently being utilized in the health care industry?
- What professional and legal barriers to adoption of telehealth and telemedicine?
- How are medical professionals and health systems being reimbursed for providing services through telehealth and telemedicine?
- What initiatives or demonstration programs are projected to promote the adoption and use of telehealth and telemedicine?
Topics to be Discussed Include:
- Adoption of telehealth as a new model of healthcare delivery
- Licensing issues and scope of practice
- New York State laws and policies for telehealth
- Malpractice and Coverage
- Fraud and Abuse
- Informed Consent Issues
Who Should Attend:
Health law attorneys; Attorneys representing practitioners and facilities that may utilize telehealth and telemedicine services.
|12:00 – 12:30 p.m.||Registration|
|12:30 – 12:40 p.m.||Welcome and Introduction|
|12:40 – 1:05 p.m.||Overview of Telehealth: Telehealth Survey and Findings|
|1:05 – 1:55 p.m.||Licensing, Credentialing, Privileging and Standard of Care|
• Adoption of telehealth as a new model of healthcare delivery
• Licensing issues and scope of practice
• Operational/legal issues being faced by hospitals and/or health systems
|1:55 – 2:10 p.m.||Break|
|2:10 – 4:00 p.m.||Legislation, Policy and Reimbursement|
• Discussion and examination of current developments on payment issues
• DSRIP, Grants and other supplemental sources of funding for telehealth
• New York State laws and policies for telehealth
|3:00 – 3:10 p.m.||Break (during Legislation, Policy, and Reimbursement segment)|
|4:00 – 4:30 p.m.||Panel Discussion on Legal Barriers|
• Malpractice and Coverage
• Funding Concerns
• Fraud and Abuse
• Informed Consent Issues
• Questions & Answers
Program Faculty:Ronald Bass, Director
, Bureau of Policy Development and Coverage, Office of Health Insurance Programs of the NYS Department of Health * Al Cardillo, Executive Vice President
, Home Care Association of New York State (HCA) * Christopher Chase, Esq.
, Healthcare Program Specialist, IPRO * Charles Dunham, Esq., Associate
, Bond Schoeneck & King PLLC * Dr. Lynda Hohmann
, Division of Program Development and Management, Office of Health Insurance Programs of the NYS Department of Health * Michelle T. Mazzacco, VP/Director
, Community Services Division, St. Peter’s Health Partners * Daniel Meier, Associate
, Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Arnoff LLP * Professor Alicia Ouellette, Esq.
, Albany Law School * Karen Roach, M.P.H., Senior Director, Regulatory Affairs and Rural Health
, Healthcare Association of New York State * Ruth Leslie, Director
, New York State Department of Health, Division of Hospitals and Diagnostic & Treatment Centers* Raul A. Tabora, Jr., Esq., Member
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Non Members: $225
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Registration: 12:00 p.m.
Program: 12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
course has been approved for all attorneys, including those who are
newly admitted (less than twenty-four months). Newly admitted attorneys
must attend the program in person to receive New York MCLE credit.