By Matt Fisher – As the telehealth flood gates are being opened, privacy and security considerations still remain. HIPAA will continue to lurk in the background even with the OCR pre-announcing the exercise of discretion to not enforce telehealth related violations during the COVID-19 pandemic.Read More
The Federal Communications Commission voted to adopt a $200 million telehealth program to support healthcare providers responding to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Congress appropriated the funds as part of the CARES Act.
By Luke Kistler – Telemedicine reimbursement is a notoriously complex topic. Policies tend to vary between states, payers, procedure codes and other factors; a variety of myths and misperceptions can complicate virtual health strategy even more.
In this Special Coronavirus Edition we have news from GlobalMed, Rhinogram Telehealth, American Well, Teladoc Health, MobileSmith Health, American Telemedicine Association, Atrium Health, VitalTech, Carbon Health and more.
By Matt Fisher – The declaration of COVID19 as a pandemic and the United States declaring a national emergency to help contain and enhance treatment access have resulted in a number of changes to ease potential regulatory burdens or barriers in healthcare.
The OCR will exercise its enforcement discretion and will waive potential penalties for HIPAA violations against health care providers that serve patients through everyday communications technologies during the COVID-19 nationwide public health emergency.
The FCC announced important changes to the Rural Health Care and E-Rate programs that will make it easier for broadband providers to support telehealth and remote learning efforts during the coronavirus pandemic.
We are seeking out the latest developments around Telemedcine. How is telemedicine used to benefit patients and care givers? News from Premise Health, Beazley Group, Teladoc Health, Maven, MobileSmith Health, GlobalMed, Medici, Reliq Health Technologies and more.
We are seeking out the latest developments around Telemedcine. How is telemedicine used to benefit patients and care givers? News from CirrusMD, Gyant, Biofourmis, Cleveland Clinic, MediOrbis, Virtrial, Wellin5, American Well, GlobalMed, MobileSmith Health, InTouch Health, SOC Telemed and more.