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How to deploy a telehealth strategy for your practice

Depending on your organization’s maturity and preparedness in addition to availability of providers, you can offer some or all of the following telehealth services. You need to consider:
1. Services you are going to offer via telehealth
2. Telehealth technology platform of choice
3. Reimbursement for services rendered
4. Clinical workflow (re)configurationsContinue readingHow to deploy a telehealth strategy for your practice

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Should you offer telemedicine services

Even during COVID, we noticed that many practices are not offering telemedicine services. Our position has remained that it is unacceptable to not offer telemedicine services to your patients. Before COVID, there were confusions around reimbursements and hence most patient access strategies did not include telemedicine services. However, with CMS opening up the floodgates around telemedicine during COVID, there’s simply no reason not to see patients through telemedicine.Continue readingShould you offer telemedicine services

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Pros and cons of telemedicine

While this is not an exhaustive list for prons and cons of telemedicine, it is good to be aware of some of these before you get started. If you truly think through these, they can help you decide if telemedicine is right for your practice or not.Continue readingPros and cons of telemedicine

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COVID-19 updates on telemedicine

Even though telemedicine adoption had increased from 5% to 22% between 2015 and 2018, barriers still existed. Most providers were not clear on the reimbursement rates and there were several restrictions from Medicare/Medicaid as well. One must consult numerous restrictions around Medicaid reimbursement, private payer law and professional regulation/health & safety laws (statewide and national)Continue readingCOVID-19 updates on telemedicine

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Quick guide to telemedicine

Learn how to profit from telemedicine. In telemedicine, these are the modalities to understand
1. Telehealth – video calls
2. Virtual check in calls
3. Telephone-Only E/M
4. eVisits
5. Remote patient monitoringContinue readingQuick guide to telemedicine