Tag Archives: telehealth

No single telehealth vendor meeting all customer needs, KLAS says

Dive Brief: Despite growing enthusiasm for telehealth options, no vendors currently are capable of meeting all of healthcare organizations’ virtual care needs, a new KLAS Research survey finds. KLAS asked healthcare professionals how they have fared with nine different telehealth vendors, including American Well, Epic, InTouch Health, MDLive and SnapMD.  None of the vendors equally met… Read More »

Telehealth solves psychiatrist shortage for Impower, and much more

Back in 2012, Longwood, Florida-based Impower was a small behavioral health agency that focused on home- and school-based care for individuals in the child welfare system. THE PROBLEM The behavioral health provider organization’s services were limited, provider shortages were severe and wait times were over two months for new patients to receive initial treatment. President… Read More »

MA plans could use more telehealth services under proposed rule

Dive Brief: CMS proposed a rule Friday that would allow Medicare Advantage and Part D plans to cover additional telehealth benefits starting in 2020. Specifically, Medicare plans will have more leeway on telehealth payments “to meet the needs of their enrollees,” CMS said. The agency’s proposal would also update the methodology for calculating star ratings. The… Read More »