The American Heart Association is backing the use of telehealth services for heart disease and stroke, saying that medical evidence backs the clinical effectiveness of its use and saying the services should be covered by Medicare.

The national organization issued a Dec. 20 policy statement backing the position, including a series of recommendations on implementing various forms of telehealth for cardiovascular and stroke care.

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