Md. eyes telemedicine expansion to aid in opioid crisis

ANNAPOLIS – A bill that could expand telemedicine to include counseling for substance abuse disorders, which could help thwart the ballooning heroin-opioid epidemic in Maryland, is advancing in the General Assembly. Telemedicine has grown rapidly in recent years, with 15 million Americans using it 2015, a 50 percent increase from 2013, according to the American Telemedicine ...

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