Telemedicine could save U.S. companies $6 billion annually if all employees and their dependents replaced face-to-face non-emergency health care services with telemedicine services. The percentage of employers offering health plans that include reimbursement for telemedicine is expected to rise from 22% in 2014 to 37% in 2015. The findings were reported by global analytics firm Towers Watson, and was based on an analysis of its 2014 Health Care Changes Ahead Survey. Researchers with Towers Watson surveyed employers in the United States with at least 1,000 employees. The survey was completed by 595 employers between November . . .
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