Christine Noller, JD, LLM
Saginaw Valley State University

Christine Noller is an Assistant Professor of Health Science, Health Science Department Chair and Program Coordinator of the SVSU MPH Program. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Clinical Dietetics from Michigan State University and her Juris Doctorate (J.D.) and Master of Laws in Taxation (L.L.M.) from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School specializing in taxation of non-profit organizations and health care regulation. Her academic areas of interest include Community Health Needs Assessments, Community Health Improvement Programs and Population Health collaborations, Telehealth, patient safety, quality and Lean Process Improvement.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Consistent with the Triple Aim for Healthcare of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Telehealth offers the potential to improve equity of access to health services in a cost-effective manner, resulting in better care, better health, and lower costs. Historically, Medicare Part B covered only certain services, like office visits and consultations, provided using an interactive 2-way telecommunication system (with real-time audio and video) by a distant site practitioner with a rural originating site beneficiary. However, Telehealth services have been expanded under federal law…