Hospitals and doctors do not get paid until they provide a service, so monitoring a patient remotely has not been set up with the “codes” for payment as of yet, but who knows how this could change down the road if insurers begin to compensate physicians and hospitals to monitor patient activity electronically...
The Medical Quack .... by Barbara Duck
The Medical Quack
Tue, Nov 4 2008
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