Polsinelli’s Health Care Innovation team focuses on leading edge issues and includes significant work in the rapidly developing practice area of telehealth. We have deep experience representing telehealth providers and companies who offer telehealth platforms, and routinely advise our clients on legal, regulatory, and reimbursement issues associated with telehealth delivery. We have married our practical legal experience with an active involvement in telehealth public policy initiatives, and are able to proactively identify opportunities and challenges for our telehealth clients. Representative clients include:
  • Fortune 50 national telecommunications company
  • U.S. News “Top 10” nonprofit integrated health system
  • Direct-to-consumer telehealth company
  • International telemedicine provider
  • National teleradiology company
Our team includes nationally recognized thought leaders who are published authors on the topic and are frequent speakers for national organizations, such as the American Telemedicine Association.

  • Public and private payer reimbursement counseling
  • Telemedicine provider agreements and structures
  • Patient portal terms and conditions and informed consent disclosures
  • Vendor negotiations and agreements
  • Advice for market entrants, including:Communications with state regulators and boards and analysis of state corporate practice of medicine
    • Fee-splitting
    • Certificate of need
    • Medicaid
    • Prescribing rules            
Tailored 50-state surveys of telemedicine laws and regulations
  • Analysis of credentialing issues, including requirements of The Joint Commission and Medicare Conditions of Participation
  • Advice on related telecommunications and antitrust issues
  • Privacy and data protection
  • Advocacy on state and federal rules governing telemedicine