Category: Telehealth

New Telehealth Bills Address Coverage, Store-and-Forward, RPM

New Mexico joins a growing number of states contemplating new laws or amending old ones to address telehealth coverage, asynchronous or store-and-forward telemedicine and remote patient monitoring. By Eric Wicklund February 12, 2019 – Lawmakers in several states are pushing forward with bills to amend existing telehealth and telemedicine rules...

TytoCare Case Study – Schneider Children’s Hospital

Schneider Children’s Hospital Telemedicine: A remote physical examination using a novel device is as safe and effective as a conventional examination. Sharabi A and Waisman Y. The department of Emergency Medicine. Schneider Children’s Medical Center of Israel, Petach Tikvah, and the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat...

CMS Again Moves to Expand Telehealth Coverage Under Medicare Advantage

The federal government on Friday unveiled a series of new test benefits that certain Medicare Advantage plans can offer, including expanded telehealth coverage — marking yet another push toward remote health care benefits. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will implement the programs under the Value-Based Insurance...

TytoCare Case Study – Advocate Children’s Hospital – Home-Based Telemedicine for Children with Medical Complexity

Advocate Children’s Hospital Evaluating the Role of Telehealth in the Care of Children with Medical Complexity: A Randomized Pilot Study Patricia M Notario, MD, Matthew Amidon, DO, Elise Gentile, MS, APN, CPNP-PC, Denise Angst, PhD, RN, Cheryl Lefaiver, PhD, RN, Kathleen Webster, MD, MBA. Advocate Children’s Hospital, Oak Lawn,...

Telehealth Trends in the New Year

Recognizing the potential for virtual care to expand access to healthcare for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is increasingly facilitating reimbursement of virtual services outside of traditional care settings. In recent weeks, CMS has significantly expanded reimbursement of virtual services, particularly for...

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