Tag: CHRONIC Care Act

Can one new code spur a telehealth revolution?

  By Bruce Gosser Overburdened and inefficient. An accurate description of today’s US healthcare system which wasn’t designed to handle the current population’s health needs. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 68 percent of Americans aged 65 and older are living with multiple chronic conditions....

CHRONIC Care Act of 2017 Unanimously passed in Senate

The Chronic Care Act receives full endorsement by the Senate. The approval of this bill will improve the quality of care for high-cost Medicare chronic patients. Additional benefits the bill provision includes are the use of telehealth services in patient’s home, Medicare reimbursement for telestroke patients, extending telehealth services...

CHRONIC Care Act to Get Floor Vote in Senate

The clock is ticking…. the Senate is due to review the Creating High-Quality Results and Outcomes Necessary to Improve Chronic (CHRONIC) Care Act  next month in order eliminate some of the barriers for the use of telehealth services and technology.  August 14, 2017 by CTEL NEWS The Creating High-Quality Results and...
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