Eleven major health insurers have offered their non-Medicare data to the Congressional Budget Office as a resource for demonstrating the effectiveness of telemedicine in the hope the CBO will include the data in future calculations around the cost savings generated by the use of telehealth technology.

The payers, some of the nation’s largest health insurance companies including Aetna, Anthem and Humana, are making the data available in response to CBO’s concerns that changing Medicare reimbursement policy regarding telemedicine could dramatically increase healthcare spending.

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