Weekly industry news to keep you updated on the world of telehealth.
The Federal Communications Commission announced this week that it would be allocating more money to be disbursed to rural providers and help them establish the broadband connectivity necessary to implement telehealth and virtual care during the coronavirus crisis. (FCC)
Sound’s clinical team embarked on a transformation strategy to reduce spending on post-acute care and readmissions, which vary widely across hospitals and account for over half of total episode spending. (Transitioning)
June 26, 2020 – Federal regulators are moving to permanently expand telehealth coverage for home health care services. (moves)
The size, scope and rapidity of new telehealth and remote patient monitoring rollouts since the onset of the coronavirus crisis has been remarkable.
Most Medicare Advantage plans need to step up effective communication with plan members, according to the J.D. Power 2020 U.S. Medicare Advantage Study. (Highmark)
Epidemiologists have warned that a second wave of COVID-19 is on its way. In fact, in some countries, it’s already here.