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9/1/2021 High Costs, Low Reimbursements Disconnect Rural Telehealth Expansion - HealthLeaders Media HealthLeaders Media Rural hospitals with low patient volumes cannot easily absorb the upfront costs of establishing a telehealth network and potentially see no financial benefit from it. Writing this month in JAMA Health Forum , researchers from Harvard ... difficult to recuperate the upfront costs, such as contractual expenses, credentialing, maintenance, the analysis said. Another barrier is the reimbursement system, which pays the telemedicine provider, even though emergency departments pay for the telemedicine service ...
8/3/2021 Healthtech Leader andros Launches Industry-First Credentialing API PR Newswire NEW YORK , Aug. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, andros announces the release of the first and only API for NCQA-Certified credentialing‚Aifurthering its mission to transform healthcare administration by using data and technology to improve key business processes in provider network management. The API provides a toolkit for any healthcare business, including payers, providers, and telehealth platforms, to build a fully digital NCQA-certified credentialing experience into their applications and ...
8/3/2021 Healthtech Leader andros Launches Industry-First Credentialing API ... Credentialing API [August 03, 2021] Healthtech Leader andros Launches Industry-First Credentialing APINEW YORK , Aug. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, andros announces the release of the first and only API for NCQA-Certified credentialing‚Aifurthering its mission to transform healthcare administration by using data and technology to improve key business processes in provider network management. The API provides a toolkit for any healthcare business, including payers, providers, and telehealth platforms ...
7/23/2021 DC releases report on ‚Äòlessons learned‚Äô from the coronavirus pandemic ... telehealth-specific credentialing. The report also suggests, given the shortage of health providers that certain procedures that traditionally require specific oversight like cardiac rehabilitation may need to be ‚Aureexamined for more flexible supervision options.‚Au Health care facility changes outlined in the report include increased Health Regulation and Licensing Administration oversight, expanding administration of services for Medicaid-eligible people through telehealth or home-based models and increasing home care options ...
5/10/2021 The Top 25 Women Leaders In Healthcare Software Of 2021 Report is pleased to announce The Top 25 Women Leaders in Healthcare Software of 2021. From innovative platforms to facilitate research and development, to tools for physician recruitment and credentialing, to ubiquitous electronic health record (EHR) systems and telehealth applications, this year‚Aos awardees are developing software products and services that are not only helping to update legacy systems but are also directly impacting outcomes for patients and providers. These ...
1/14/2021 Medical Staff Credentialing Vendors Meeting New Telehealth Needs RevCycle Intelligence Practice Management News Medical Staff Credentialing Vendors Meeting New Telehealth Needs Getting providers onboarded was critical during the COVID-19 crisis; medical staff credentialing vendors were up to the task, users say. 14, 2021 - Medical staff credentialing vendors have risen to the challenge of meeting emerging needs, such as credentialing providers for telehealth during the pandemic, KLAS reports .Healthcare organizations feel that top medical staff credentialing vendors have delivered a ...
1/8/2021 Compliance Coordinator - La Crosse, WI or Remote - UnitedHealth Group - La Crosse, WI ... telehealth assessments, or any combination based on customer need. LHI's customizable solutions serve the diverse needs of commercial customers, as well as federal and state agencies, including the U.S. Departments of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and Health and Human Services. The Credentialing Compliance Coordinator will maintain and ensure credentialing and contractual compliance of LHI's practitioner network. Keep practitioner records up - to - date by retrieving expiring credentialing components and processing compliance reports ...
12/3/2020 Dec. 3 - Cardiology outpatient clinics open in Syracuse, North Manchester ... consultations to patients. New patient visits, follow-up care and routine diagnostics including EKG tests are offered at both locations. Telehealth visits with a cardiologist are also available Monday through Friday.Willard serves patients whose ... Nurses Association, Willard is board-certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.To schedule a telehealth or in-person appointment, call 574-371-2578 or visit lutheranhealthphysicians.com . Ivy Tech women‚Aos groups in Fort Wayne, Warsaw donate ...
10/24/2020 National Telehealth Resource Center Program This notice announces the opportunity to apply for funding under the National Telehealth Resource Center (NTRC) Program.The purpose of NTRCs is to support the delivery of telehealth technical assistance through Regional Telehealth Resource Centers (RTRCs).Two NTRCs may be funded.Policy credit: Flickr/Don McCullough NTRC:One NTRC will focus on policy issues of telehealth, such as reimbursement and coverage, licensing, credentialing and privileging, regulation, standards, guidelines and privacy.Many policy issues ...
10/22/2020 Healthcare IT Sector Review - Q3 2020 ... Select Market Participants Healthcare IT Market Commentary The current COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of patient access and telehealth tools, as doctors work to continue treating patients while maintaining social distancing standards Recent ... With nearly 50% of physicians employed by provider organizations, efficient credentialing, onboarding, and continuous monitoring are becoming an acute revenue and compliance challenge, leading to a surging demand for comprehensive healthcare-specific workforce management and ...
10/13/2020 Privacy Concerns with Telehealth Should Prompt Review With the use of telehealth increasing in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, there is growing concern the technology may pose risks to patient privacy. In particular, any telehealth services quickly established at the beginning ... do and the relaxation of certain rules related to physician credentialing, reimbursement, and what will remain of these changes as we return to something that looks more like our pre-COVID-19 world of healthcare ...
9/14/2020 A timeline of telehealth support from the federal government during the pandemic Becker's Hospital Review The White House, CMS and other federal agencies have been issuing new policies and grants to expand telehealth access and use during the COVID-19 pandemic. Below is a list of updated policies, grants and ... including technical equipment, payment policy, system design, and licensing and credentialing. April 23 : The Trump administration released a toolkit that offers resources and guidance to help states expand telehealth coverage policies for Medicaid and Children's ...
7/27/2020 Effects of COVID-19 on the Healthcare Delivery System - The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly: SF STAT! - South Florida Hospital News The Good: Telehealth: From Wall Street to Main Street, one of the most significant effects of the pandemic has been the explosive adoption and acceptance of telehealth as a means of delivering healthcare services. Healthcare ... like continuation of these looser reimbursement policies, interstate licensure and credentialing issues, broadband access in rural areas, etc.—but the horse is out of the barn and there’s no turning back now. Telehealth has the ...
7/21/2020 GoodRx, The Nation's Leading Source for Prescription and Healthcare Savings, Partners with Verisys To Manage Their Provider Credentialing PR Newswire ALEXANDRIA, Va. Verisys Corporation, a Credentials Verification Organization (CVO) that serves thousands of healthcare organizations and millions of providers, is pleased to announce its partnership with GoodRx, the leading source for prescription and healthcare savings in America, to deliver Provider Credentialing and Provider Management Services and Software for their HeyDoctor by GoodRx telehealth service. Over 15 million Americans trust GoodRx to help them find better drug prices and information on ...
7/15/2020 Healthcare IT Sector Review Update - Q2 2020 ... eCommerce Care Coordination Healthcare IT Market Commentary The current COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of patient access and telehealth tools, as doctors work to continue treating patients while maintaining social distancing standards Recent ... With nearly 50% of physicians employed by provider organizations, efficient credentialing, onboarding, and continuous monitoring are becoming an acute revenue and compliance challenge, leading to a surging demand for comprehensive healthcare specific workforce management and ...
6/22/2020 260+ Telehealth Companies to Know | 2020 Becker's Hospital Review Print Email Hospitals and health systems across the U.S. have developed telehealth strategies to connect with patients in remote locations. This has become especially important during the pandemic. Frost & Sullivan anticipates that telehealth will be ... GETIXHealth provides hospitals and physicians with medical billing services including credentialing, coding and revenue cycle management. IntellaTriage (Mundelein, Ill.). IntellaTriage provides nurse-based telehealth and triage solutions for physician groups, hospice, ACOs, home health, IDNs ...
6/15/2020 AMN Healthcare Launches Return-to-Work Services for Organizations to Protect Employee Health PR Newswire ... all necessary staffing and protocols, which can include temperature checks, COVID-19 testing, onsite clinic support, quarantine management, and a telehealth platform. These services are in use today by large employers across the globe and ... process outsourcing, predictive modeling, language interpretation services, revenue cycle solutions, credentialing and other services. Clients include acute-care hospitals, community health centers and clinics, physician practice groups, retail and urgent care centers, home health facilities ...
6/11/2020 Industry Voices—Relaxing telehealth regulations does not mean relaxing fraud enforcement FierceHealthcare Industry Voices—Relaxing telehealth regulations does not mean relaxing fraud enforcement by Jun 15, 2020 12:01am Eased telehealth regulations could sput greater fraud. (Getty Images/Olivier Le Moal) The COVID-19 pandemic rapidly expanded telemedicine ... FCA and Civil Monetary Penalties Law. Ensure compliance with state credentialing and scope of practice requirements. Establish privacy and security protocols for telehealth offerings and related systems. Notify patients of the increased risk of privacy ...
5/22/2020 Clinical and Technical Considerations of an Open Access Telehealth Network in South Carolina: Definition and Deployment ... collaborate on quality and value alignment care processes. Indeed, the experience in South Carolina has demonstrated that for some services, telehealth can actually help forge partnerships across potentially competing health systems. This stage was first ... Establishing a mechanism for discussing the administrative elements of contracting, credentialing, scheduling, and business planning while the clinical and technical work is underway can greatly streamline any difficulties faced and lead to synergies in how ...
5/21/2020 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Processes 1 Million Telehealth Claims in 9 Weeks PR Newswire ... May 21, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts ("Blue Cross") announced today that it has processed more than one million telehealth claims in the nine weeks since changing its policy to expand coverage for telephone ... to its network since March 1 via its expedited emergency credentialing and enrollment process . This brings the total number of psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, family therapists and other mental health clinicians – most of whom are ...
4/29/2020 AvaSure Expands National Reach, Service Footprint with Installation in 48th State PR Newswire ... has expanded its service footprint with its latest installation in a Hawaii hospital system. The newest installation means AvaSure's unique telehealth technology is now used in 96% of U.S. states and two provinces in Canada ... of the Magnet Hospital List provided by The American Nurse Credentialing Center. Contact: Jessica Price Phone: 734-837-5810 Email: [email protected] SOURCE AvaSure Related Links https://avasure.com ...
4/28/2020 Therapy Brands Launches HIPAA-Compliant Telehealth Integration Across Multiple Products PR Newswire ... for mental and behavioral health, rehabilitation and substance abuse industries, today announced the phased addition of an integrated HIPAA-compliant Telehealth tool for multiple technology-based practice management products. Telehealth services help practitioners stay connected ... platforms. KASA Solutions is a robust EHR company that offers credentialing, billing and a myriad of other services for mental health practitioners, and Procentive provides leading EHR solutions for mental, behavioral and substance abuse providers ...
4/20/2020 OPEN MINDS Announces Upcoming Web Briefing On 'Going Virtual' To Reach Consumers Where They Are PR Newswire ... Market , OPEN MINDS announced a new web briefing this week for health and human service organizations going virtual by using telehealth to reach consumers where they are during the national emergency resulting from the global ... for support and follow-up, revised billing and collections policies, credentialing, remote access to electronic health records, new performance criteria, new supervisions model, updating policies and procedures, and risk management. The web briefing will also ...
4/13/2020 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Telehealth Claims Skyrocket During Coronavirus Pandemic PR Newswire BOSTON Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts ("Blue Cross") announced today that it has processed 180,000 telehealth claims since changing its policy to both expand coverage for telephone and virtual visits and reimburse them at ... physician services, Blue Cross has also developed a new expedited credentialing and enrollment process for practitioners, designed to speed health plan approval within 72 hours. The Public Health Emergency Provider Credentialing and Enrollment Process includes ...
3/20/2020 Credentialing Coordinator - La Cross, WI - UnitedHealth Group - La Crosse, WI ... in 2011, LHI specializes in creating and managing health care programs through on - location services, patient - specific in - clinic appointments, telehealth assessments, or any combination based on customer need. LHI's customizable solutions serve the diverse ... new path? Start doing your life's best work.(sm) The Credentialing Coordinator will build and maintain a successful working relationship between LHI and network practitioner to ensure a stable practitioner network. They will be facilitating ...