Performance Improvement 2001. Maximizing the Effective Use of Telemedicine: A Study of the Effects, Cost Effectiveness, and Utilization Patterns of Consultation via Telemedicine

01/01/2001

This project is conducting an evaluation of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services's (CMS's) Medicare payment demonstration. The evaluation examines the medical effectiveness, patient and provider acceptance, and costs associated with telemedicine services, as well as their impact on access to care in rural areas.

EXPECTED DATE OF COMPLETION:09/28/2002

AGENCY SPONSOR: Office of Strategic Planning

FEDERAL CONTACT: Joel Greer, 410-786-6695

PIC ID: 6303

PERFORMER: Center for Health Policy Research, Denver, CO