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South Central Legislative/Regulatory Update – November 2019

The following attachment is a list of legislative and regulatory updates compiled by the Center for Connected Health Policy (CCHP) for telehealth and telemedicine within the South Central region (Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee). Please Note: CCHP has a pending legislation/regulation web page located at the following link: http://cchpca.org/state-laws-and-reimbursement-policies Click the image below to view [...]

By | December 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Promoting Telehealth Across Regions and Cultures

I’m sitting in Winnipeg, Manitoba on a mini-vacation watching the snowfall wondering what the weather is like in the South Central region. Sunny and 46 degrees in Nashville. Partly cloudy and 52 in Little Rock. Sunny and 54 in Jackson. Thinking of the South Central region a nation away in addition to my recent travels [...]

South Central Legislative/Regulatory Update – October 2019

The following attachment is a list of legislative and regulatory updates compiled by the Center for Connected Health Policy (CCHP) for telehealth and telemedicine within the South Central region (Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee). Please Note: CCHP has a pending legislation/regulation web page located at the following link: http://cchpca.org/state-laws-and-reimbursement-policies Click the image below to view [...]

By | November 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Guest Blog: Growing Rural Health Access with Telehealth – by Ryan Kelly, Mississippi Telehealth Association

  The majority of Americans, particularly in the southern United States, receive their healthcare through rural health facilities.  These facilities often include rural or critical access hospitals, rural health clinics and/or community health centers, and other rural providers.  Statistics show that rural health is less expensive with greater quality care measures than its urban counterparts, [...]

Quarterly Thought Conference ARCHIVED: STAR – School Telemedicine in Arkansas

Click here to view presentation. Join the STAR Team, Alan Faulkner, Program Manager, and Tina Pilgreen, Health Educator/Outreach Coordinator, as they discuss details about their school-based telemedicine program including barriers and lessons. This event was recorded on July 25, 2018.  It will require approximately one hour of your time.       Follow-Up Participant Questions: Are [...]

Telehealth Talk: Resources for Advancing Health IT and Quality (Episode 20)

  Episode 20 features Matt Quinn, Senior Advisor of Health Technology, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). Listen as Mr. Quinn discusses resources for advancing health IT and Quality through HRSA. During his presentation, you will learn: How HRSA is structured and serves communities HRSA's involvement with health IT and quality How you can work with [...]

By | June 27th, 2018|Featured, General, Podcasts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Enhancing Student Wellness through School-Based Telemedicine

The School Telemedicine in Arkansas (STAR) program is collecting data that supports the feasibility and success of offering access to real-time telehealth services in rural School-Based Health Centers (SBHCs). STAR, the first effort of its kind in the state, is funded by a four-year, $1.2 million HRSA grant in partnership with the Center for Distance Health at the [...]

Does Medicaid reimburse for telehealth/telemedicine services?

Do you need technical assistance? Click here to submit a question online or call us toll-free at 855.664.3450 during standard business hours (8 AM - 4:30 PM CST).       Q: Does Medicaid reimburse for telehealth/telemedicine services?  A: Federal Medicaid statues do not recognize telemedicine as a distinct service; however, each state has the flexibility to decide [...]

By | June 26th, 2018|General, Medicaid, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Free Video Resources to Increase Your Telehealth Knowledge – Anytime, Anywhere, Any Device

Do you want to gain insight into a telehealth program, interview an expert in the field or learn how providers are managing telehealth services? Do you have limited time, resources and/or budget for travel? Are you a visual learner or prefer to learn at your own pace? The South Central Telehealth Resource Center offers an [...]

By | June 26th, 2018|Featured, General, Growing Your Program, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Telehealth 101: Learning at Your Convenience

The South Central Telehealth Resource Center offers "Telehealth 101: The Easy Basics of Telehealth and Telemedicine" at your convenience. This interactive 1-hour webinar helps participants: • Understand basic definitions • Discover benefits • Identify potential applications • Explore technology • Define next steps in the learning process   The monthly online webinar is offered on the Second Tuesday [...]