VA 'anywhere-to-anywhere' telehealth goes live

Photo of Dr. Evans at VA

June 11 marked a major milestone for clinicians delivering telehealth services at the Department of Veterans Affairs. It was the go-live date for a policy shift dubbed "anywhere-to-anywhere," which allows qualified practitioners to log in to VA's telehealth system and see patients without regard to state rules and regulations.

VA has been leading the medical profession in telehealth services for more than a decade, but lately the agency has been looking to regulatory updates rather than technological breakthroughs to advance the delivery of services to its 20 million-strong patient population.

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