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Telehealth consults for vascular surgery reimbursed at par with office visits

Key clinical point: Telehealth, an ongoing evolution in clinical medicine, has established benefits in vascular medicine.

Major finding: Medicare and most private payers now reimburse a telehealth consult at the same rate as an office visit if properly coded.

Study details: Expert review.

Disclosures: Dr. Hallett reports no financial conflicts of interest.