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Can you identify 7 qualities of a successful telehealth program?

Consumer need is driving the development of telehealth programs across the country. Consumers want healthcare that is: easy-to-access cost-effective convenient quality-focused Provider access to affordable broadband and delivery methods, such as smart phones, tablets and iPads, are driving telehealth to become a delivery platform that can meet consumer needs. On a daily basis, health care [...]

NCTRC Webinar Series/Quarterly Thought Conference ARCHIVED

Expanding Quality Metrics to Include Telehealth Click here to view presentation. In 2017, the National Quality Forum (NQF) developed a framework that provides a guide to the development of measures that assess and evaluate telehealth in the areas of access to care, cost, effectiveness, and the overall patient/provider experience. Join Jason Goldwater, MA, MPA, PMP, Senior Director, [...]

Telehealth Policy 2018: Keeping You In The Know

In 2018, updates and changes impacted telehealth policy across the nation. On March 15, Mei Wa Kwong, JD, Executive Director, and Christine Calouro, Policy Associate, from the Center for Connected Health Policy (CCHP) presented a National Telehealth Resource Center webinar to provide an update on federal and state telehealth policy actions and to discuss issues that may arise [...]

Identify Telehealth-eligible Medicare sites in seconds!

Click here to access the Medicare Telehealth Payment Eligibility Analyzer.     Reimbursement for telehealth/telemedicine services is key to program sustainability. Each major payer group reimburses for services differently, which can be a source of frustration, especially for those who manage the billing process. One major payer, Medicare, covers telemedicine/telehealth services at eligible sites. To [...]

Step 7: Identify the Payer Base for Your Telehealth Program

The Health Care Professional’s Guide to Successful Telehealth Program Development is a blog series that provides a step-by-step approach to telehealth program development. Click here to access the blog series and step-by-step checklist.   In the last few steps, you have been developing the needs assessment for your potential telehealth program. This assessment allows you to [...]

Step 1: Establish the Need for a Telehealth/Telemedicine Program in Your Practice

The Health Care Professional's Guide to Successful Telehealth Program Development is a blog series that provides a step-by-step approach to telehealth program development. Click here to access the blog series and step-by-step checklist.     The use of telehealth/telemedicine to meet patient and provider needs is expanding around the world. Currently, the telemedicine technology market is expected [...]

15 Key Steps to Create a Successful Telehealth Proposal in this Episode of Telehealth Talk (Episode 11)

Episode 11 features Dr. Elizabeth A. Krupinski, Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Emory University; Co-Director, Southwest Telehealth Resource Center; and the Arizona Telemedicine Program. Listen as Dr. Krupinski discusses a business model for telemedicine, including 15 key steps to create a telehealth proposal that will encourage [...]

Telehealth Talk Podcast Series

Telehealth Talk is a monthly podcast from the South Central Telehealth Resource Center.  Each month, telehealth professionals chat about different topics related to the world of connected health. Wendy Ross, Assistant Director of the South Central Telehealth Resource Center, states, "Podcasts help up-and-coming telehealth folks make the most of long commutes, long walks, waiting rooms or [...]

SCTRC Legislative Update from Center for Connected Health Policy

The following is a list of legislative activities for telehealth and telemedicine within the South Central region (AR, MS and TN).  A special thanks goes to the Center for Connected Health policy for providing this information. You may visit their webpage by clicking the following link:  http://telehealthpolicy.us/laws/pending/state Pending legislation and regulation webpage Approved Legislation State Bill [...]

By | December 3rd, 2015|Legislation Update, Reimbursement|0 Comments

RELEASED: New Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for 2016

Mei Kwong at the Center for Connected Health policy sent the following policy brief through email yesterday: The proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for FY 2016 was released today. After a quick read, some of the telehealth highlights are: CMS proposes reimbursing these additional codes if the service is delivered via telehealth: 99356 & 99357 [...]

By | July 9th, 2015|Reimbursement|0 Comments