50-state telemedicine survey finds significant progress in commercial payer laws nationwide

In the 2014 Telemedicine Survey, 87% of providers reported they did not expect their patients to use telemedicine. In a follow-up survey three years later, the 2017 findings reported a surging demand in telemedicine services, with 75% of providers implementing telemedicine services. Fast-forward another two years and, while reimbursement constraints remain a major frustration for telehealth, the policy landscape has significantly improved.