Behavioral Telehealth

13 things to know about Aetna, Anthem, Cigna, Humana and UnitedHealthcare’s virtual care strategies | Becker’s Hospital Review | 9/24/2020

… and dental health plans. Cigna 6. Cigna’s cost-share waivers for the following are set to expire Dec. 31: COVID-19 telehealth visits for Medicare Advantage plans; non-COVID-19 in-network medical or behavioral telehealth visits across Medicare Advantage plans; and expanded virtual medical care access for non-COVID-19 services from physicians and certain providers for commercial members. 7. Cigna expanded its members’ access to virtual mental health …

When telehealth cost-sharing waivers expire for 5 payers | Becker’s Hospital Review | 9/17/2020

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, many commercial health insurers waived cost-sharing for medical and behavioral telehealth services. Becker’s asked five of the largest for-profit insurers — Aetna, Anthem, Cigna, Humana and UnitedHealthcare — when those waivers are set to end. Here’s the projected expiration date of their telehealth cost waivers, as of Sept. 17. For reference, the current national public emergency health period — which was extended effective July …

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Definitive Healthcare Highlights Impact of COVID-19 in 2020 Healthcare Trends Survey | PRWeb | 8/28/2020

… respondents indicated that cold, flu, and infectious disease screenings are likely to continue in the years to come to prevent infection spread. 3. Mental and Behavioral Health: 14.4% of respondents indicated that mental and behavioral telehealth visits will likely remain an important and convenient tool for both therapists and patients. 4. Post Hospital Discharge Follow-Up: During COVID-19, providers have been conducting virtual visits with discharged patients but, with …

Hospital revenues, delayed elective surgeries top trends to watch over next year: survey | FierceHealthcare | 8/27/2020

… nearly 15% of respondents said they believe cold, flu and infectious disease screenings over telehealth platforms will continue as providers and patients seek to prevent infection spread. Another 15% of respondents indicated mental and behavioral telehealth visits are likely here to stay. “Psychology and psychiatry are two of the specialties that have increased the most in the months since March and remained high,” Bellemare said. “It’s almost like people said …

Maine health system embraces telehealth, but looks for policy clarity | Healthcare IT News | 8/24/2020

… of which can be done remotely. “Many of their patients have mobility challenges, and so allowing them to conduct these visits through telehealth has been very helpful,” Martel added. The system is also exploring behavioral telehealth services, which can be advantageous in an environment where mental health care can be difficult to access. From the beginning of March through July, Martel said, CMH has conducted more than 25,000 visits. What …

Glens Falls Hospital addresses telehealth demand with behavioral health program | 8/24/2020

… for telehealth resources during the COVID-19 pandemic, Glens Falls Hospital announced a partnership on Monday with Aptihealth , a behavioral healthcare company specializing in accessible and personalized telehealth. The partnership is aimed at getting behavioral telehealth services to customers easier. Behavioral health refers to mental and emotional wellbeing practices, including help with mental illness and substance abuse. With the new program, Glens Falls Hospital will be able to offer care …

Adventist Health partners with Synchronous to provide AI-driven behavioral telehealth | Healthcare IT News | 8/20/2020

The system had already been using Synchronous Health’s services to address burnout and trauma among its caregivers. August 20, 2020 12:44 PM Adventist Health, a Sacramento area faith-based health system, announced this week that it was partnering with the artificial intelligence-driven behavioral telehealth company Synchronous Health. Through the partnership, said Adventist, the organizations will codevelop behavioral health solutions to address community needs. According to the companies, Adventist is …

Beacon Hill Roll Call regular weekly report | 8/11/2020

… protect patients and enhance quality care. Key provisions would require health insurers to cover telehealth visits for primary care and chronic disease management at the same rate as in-person visits for one year. Behavioral telehealth services, over both phone and video, would be covered at the same rate as in-person care permanently. The Senate has approved a different version of the legislation and a House-Senate conference committee …

Centene expands behavioral health partnership with Quartet - MedCity News | 7/17/2020

… times as many adults reported psychological distress as they did two years earlier, according to a research letter published in JAMA last month. UnitedHealth Group subsidiary Optum reportedly was in recent talks to acquire behavioral telehealth startup AbleTo for $470 million. Though the companies have not yet confirmed the deal, in an earnings call, OptumHealth CEO Wyatt Decker said they were “…very pleased about the partnership and we look forward …

Cloud-based telehealth, linked with Epic EHR, helps one hospital scale up virtual care | Healthcare IT News | 7/7/2020

… facilities.” The health system extended access to its telehealth platform for both internal physicians and community physicians to provide care to patients in the hospital. Outside of the hospital, access to quick “drive-through” behavioral telehealth visits also have been made available to those without smart devices. RESULTS Lee Health fielded 200 employee health visits in a single clinic on day one and continue to use virtual visits to clear …

Senate HELP Committee weighs the future of telehealth | Healthcare IT News | 6/17/2020

… submitted testimony to the committee to this effect, saying that “losing this successful competitive market would be a significant setback for patients and employers.” Covered services Several lawmakers specifically focused on the advantages of behavioral telehealth services, asking what can be done to secure patient privacy, even with expanded access to in-home care. “Behavioral health is such a critical issue all the way around, and it’s a perfect use …

MediTelecare Announces New Chief Medical Officer Eric Rosenberg, M.D., F.A.C.P. | PRWeb | 6/16/2020

… him to the team!” – Ed Mercadante, CEO MediTelecare is looking forward to having Dr. Rosenberg join the team during a critical phase of its growth. About MediTelecare: MediTelecare is the industry leader in providing behavioral telehealth services to residents of skilled nursing and long term care facilities. The company’s clinical team consists of psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, psychologists, and clinical social workers providing behavioral telehealth services to over 20,000 residents and …

Treating mental health in the time of coronavirus | 6/11/2020

… in evidence-based treatments for anxiety-spectrum disorders. Beyond his own award-winning work investigating telehealth to treat post-traumatic stress disorder, Tuerk also serves as co-editor of a book series devoted to behavioral telehealth , and has led several funded trials investigating the augmentation of evidenced-based interventions with novel telehealth technologies. Here, Tuerk shares his thoughts on how the pandemic has shaped mental health services—and why it …

Q&A: Treating Mental Health in the Time of Coronavirus | 6/10/2020

… in evidence-based treatments for anxiety-spectrum disorders. Beyond his own award-winning work investigating telehealth to treat post-traumatic stress disorder, Tuerk also serves as co-editor of a book series devoted to behavioral telehealth , and has led several funded trials investigating the augmentation of evidenced-based interventions with novel telehealth technologies. Here, Tuerk shares his thoughts on how the pandemic has shaped mental health services – and why it …

Cigna Expands and Extends Its COVID-19 Relief Efforts for Medicare Advantage and Individual and Family Plans | PR Newswire | 6/1/2020

… about how they will access or afford the care and services they need.” Waiving copays, deductibles and coinsurance for physician services Effective immediately, Cigna is waiving all cost-sharing for in-network medical or behavioral telehealth visits for customers in the U.S. covered by Medicare Advantage and Individual and Family Plans. This waiver further supports customers and the medical community as we work together in preventing and treating those with …

Forefront Telecare Adds New Executives to Nashville Team | 4/2/2020

Abhi Pardeshi and Chris Lukasiak join to lead Operations and Sales, respectively Press Release - updated: Apr 2, 2020 13:00 EDT NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 2, 2020 (Newswire.com) - Forefront Telecare, Inc. (Forefront), the leader in providing behavioral telehealth to seniors and other vulnerable adults in rural communities across the United States, announced today the addition of Abhi Pardeshi as Senior Vice President of Operations and Chris Lukasiak as Senior Vice President and …

Telehealth Provider Extends Its Video Platform To Help With Coronavirus (COVID-19) Emergency | 3/13/2020

No Comments Forefront Telecare offers assistance to rural skilled nursing facilities and hospitals Hamilton, New Jersey, March 11, 2020 — Forefront Telecare, Inc. (Forefront), the leader in providing behavioral telehealth to vulnerable seniors in rural and underserved communities across the United States, announced today a program for over 200 skilled nursing facilities and hospitals across twenty states to help mitigate the potential effects of COVID-19 on their clinical operations and …

MediTelecare Is Expanding Telehealth Access for Long Term Care Facilities in the Wake of the Coronavirus | PRWeb | 3/12/2020

… as many Skilled Nursing Centers try to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus while still working to provide around the clock care. MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (PRWEB) March 12, 2020 MediTelecare, the nation’s leading provider of behavioral telehealth services for the skilled nursing, post-acute, and long term care markets, is now allowing all of its skilled nursing facilities to utilize their televideo technology and platform for any medical provider in the …

MediTelecare Is Expanding Telehealth Access for Long Term Care Facilities in the Wake of the C… ( MIDDLET…) | 3/12/2020

Date:3/12/2020 MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (PRWEB) March 12, 2020 MediTelecare, the nation’s leading provider of behavioral telehealth services for the skilled nursing, post-acute, and long term care markets, is now allowing all of its skilled nursing facilities to utilize their televideo technology and platform for any medical provider in the wake of the Coronavirus Outbreak. The goal of opening access to MediTelecare’s platform beyond behavioral health services is to help …

5 things to know about American Well for 2020 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 1/17/2020

… The telehealth provider in June partnered with Cisco to convert TV sets into American Well-powered virtual care stations for elderly patients. 3. American Well in November announced its acquisition of Aligned Telehealth, a behavioral telehealth and telepsychiatry provider for hospitals and health plans. The deal integrated American Well’s digital care platform with Aligned Telehealth’s network of clinical experts. 4. The telehealth company underwent executive level leadership changes in the …

MediTelecare Launches New Digital Telehealth Access Technology, MediTelecareGo!™ | PRWeb | 1/15/2020

MediTelecare Launches New Digital Telehealth Access Technology, MediTelecareGo!™ Share Article MediTelecare introduces a new digital suite for accessing behavioral telehealth services for patient-residents of skilled nursing centers. MediTelecareGo!™ improves access to care, potentially reducing re-hospitalizations and costs while making it easy for facilities and staff to incorporate this into their daily workflow. MIDDLETOWN, Conn. MediTelecare, the nation’s leading provider of behavioral telehealth services for skilled nursing, post-acute …

Teladoc to buy enterprise telehealth solutions provider InTouch Health in $600M deal | FierceHealthcare | 1/13/2020

… with favorable reimbursement tailwinds. A 2019 JPMorgan research survey found that 40% of hospitals plan to increase their budgets for telemedicine solutions. RELATED: Teladoc reports strong gains in virtual visits driven by growth of behavioral telehealth An L.E.K. Consulting report forecasts that 61% of hospital revenue will come from managed and value-based care models by 2021. Virtual care will be a crucial strategy to improve consumer engagement, ensure consistent …

JPM20: Teladoc reports ‘record’ Q4 with full-year 2019 revenue to exceed $550M | FierceHealthcare | 1/13/2020

… addition of InTouch, we are by far the leader at every front door and entry point into the healthcare system,” he said. RELATED: Teladoc reports strong gains in virtual visits driven by growth of behavioral telehealth InTouch Health is expected to generate 2019 revenues of approximately $80 million, growing about 35% versus the prior year. About 70% of InTouch’s revenue is recurring revenue, Gorevic said. InTouch Health supports more than …

American Well is buying Aligned Telehealth to tackle mental health issues | 12/1/2019

… newsletter. Welcome! You have successfully subscribed to Healthcare Weekly’s newsletter. Recommended Videos National telehealth leader American Well® announced November 7th it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Aligned Telehealth, a leader in providing behavioral telehealth and telepsychiatry services to hospitals and health plans. Telemedicine, the new bright star of the medical world Telemedicine or telehealth is a collective term for using digital avenues and a series of other telecommunication …

Matsui, Johnson Introduce Bill to Expand Telemental Health Services | U.S. Congresswoman Doris Matsui | US House of Representatives | 11/21/2019

… both senior members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, introduced the H.R. 5201, Telemental Health Expansion Act, to expand Medicare beneficiaries’ access to high-quality mental health treatment by increasing the availability of behavioral telehealth services. The bill also waives Medicare’s geographic site requirements to provide payment for mental health services delivered via telehealth beginning in 2021 and adds the individual’s home as an eligible originating site for telemental …

Behavioral Health

Centene expands behavioral health partnership with Quartet - MedCity News | 7/17/2020

… health providers on treatment plans. “During this difficult time of a worldwide pandemic, we are seeing a dramatic rise in behavioral health needs for our members,” Centene CEO Michael Neidorff said in a news release … Group subsidiary Optum reportedly was in recent talks to acquire behavioral telehealth startup AbleTo for $470 million. Though the companies have not yet confirmed the deal, in an earnings call, OptumHealth CEO Wyatt Decker said …

Medicaid

Centene expands behavioral health partnership with Quartet - MedCity News | 7/17/2020

… them.” Last year, Centene led a $60 million funding round in Quartet Health. Shortly after, the startup struck partnerships with Medicaid health plans IlliniCare Health and Louisiana Healthcare Connections, both of which are Centene subsidiaries … Group subsidiary Optum reportedly was in recent talks to acquire behavioral telehealth startup AbleTo for $470 million. Though the companies have not yet confirmed the deal, in an earnings call, OptumHealth CEO Wyatt Decker said …

COVID-19

Centene expands behavioral health partnership with Quartet - MedCity News | 7/17/2020

… with Centene’s population health software, making it easier for care managers to refer members to Quartet for behavioral health care. “Covid-19 has highlighted and exacerbated our mental health care crisis,” Quartet CEO Dr. David … Group subsidiary Optum reportedly was in recent talks to acquire behavioral telehealth startup AbleTo for $470 million. Though the companies have not yet confirmed the deal, in an earnings call, OptumHealth CEO Wyatt Decker said …

Medicare

Cigna Expands and Extends Its COVID-19 Relief Efforts for Medicare Advantage and Individual and Family Plans | PR Newswire | 6/1/2020

… telehealth visits for COVID-19 and non-COVID-19 care. This expansion applies to all U.S. customers enrolled in Cigna’s Medicare Advantage and Individual and Family Plans, including those sold on the Individual Marketplace. Additionally … is waiving all cost-sharing for in-network medical or behavioral telehealth visits for customers in the U.S. covered by Medicare Advantage and Individual and Family Plans. This waiver further supports customers and the medical …

Telecare

Forefront Telecare Adds New Executives to Nashville Team | 4/2/2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn. , April 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Forefront Telecare, Inc. (Forefront), the leader in providing behavioral telehealth to seniors and other vulnerable adults in rural communities across the United States , announced today the addition of Abhi Pardeshi as Senior Vice President of Operations and Chris Lukasiak as Senior Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer. They join Forefront’s Chief Information Officer Joe Degati on the executive team leading the company’s Nashville operations …

HIPAA

Forefront Telecare Adds New Executives to Nashville Team | PR Newswire | 4/2/2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn. , April 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Forefront Telecare, Inc. (Forefront), the leader in providing behavioral telehealth to seniors and other vulnerable adults in rural communities across the United States , announced today the addition of Abhi … 19 on their 20 operations and families. By expanding its HIPAA-compliant video to rural facilities and families, Forefront aims to ensure local providers can continue to deliver care while self-quarantining, as well as …

Digital Health

5 things to know about American Well for 2020 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 1/17/2020

From establishing a joint venture digital health company with Cleveland Clinic to launching new virtual care products and services, American Well made several moves to advance its telehealth business in 2019. Here are five things … Well in November announced its acquisition of Aligned Telehealth, a behavioral telehealth and telepsychiatry provider for hospitals and health plans. The deal integrated American Well’s digital care platform with Aligned Telehealth’s network of clinical experts …

Mental Health

MediTelecare Launches New Digital Telehealth Access Technology, MediTelecareGo!™ | PRWeb | 1/15/2020

MediTelecare Launches New Digital Telehealth Access Technology, MediTelecareGo!™ Share Article MediTelecare introduces a new digital suite for accessing behavioral telehealth services for patient-residents of skilled nursing centers. MediTelecareGo!™ improves access to care, potentially reducing … tech-library of helpful resources. Historically, access to behavioral and mental health services has been limited to facilities closer to highly populated areas, creating a more acute shortage of care providers to residents in rural …

Telepsychiatry

American Well is buying Aligned Telehealth to tackle mental health issues | 12/1/2019

behavioral telehealth and telepsychiatry services to hospitals and health plans. Telemedicine, the new bright star of the medical world Telemedicine or telehealth is a collective term for using digital avenues and a series of other telecommunication technologies to facilitate long-distance healthcare access for patients and improve the quality of care. Telemedicine has grown exponentially in the last few decades thanks to the digital evolution of the healthcare industry. It …

Mental Health Services

Matsui, Johnson Introduce Bill to Expand Telemental Health Services | U.S. Congresswoman Doris Matsui | 11/21/2019

comments WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) and Congressman Bill Johnson (R-OH), both senior members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, introduced the H.R. 5201, Telemental Health Expansion Act, to expand Medicare beneficiaries’ access to high-quality mental health treatment by increasing the availability of behavioral telehealth services. The bill also waives Medicare’s geographic site requirements to provide payment for mental health services delivered via telehealth …

Virtual Care

American Well® Acquires Aligned Telehealth to Expand Behavioral Health Virtual Care | PR Newswire | 11/7/2019

BOSTON National telehealth leader American Well® announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Aligned Telehealth, a leader in the provision of behavioral telehealth and telepsychiatry services to hospitals and health plans. Combining Aligned Telehealth’s ability to access a network of clinical experts with American Well’s digital care delivery platform, the companies will deliver programs that hospitals, health plans and the industry at large can leverage to …

Kaiser Family Foundation

American Well® Acquires Aligned Telehealth to Expand Behavioral Health Virtual Care | PR Newswire | 11/7/2019

… Well® announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Aligned Telehealth, a leader in the provision of behavioral telehealth and telepsychiatry services to hospitals and health plans. Combining Aligned Telehealth’s ability to … people affected by serious mental health conditions. i Overall, the Kaiser Family Foundation has estimated that only about one quarter of the nation’s mental health patients’ needs are met. “Aligned Telehealth is the leading player …

Avizia

5 things to know about American Well for 2020 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 1/17/2020

… into patients’ rooms virtually. American Well in February then released its first integrated telehealth device since its 2018 merger with Avizia. The device, dubbed American Well 250 Cart, allows providers to initiate a telehealth consult … Well in November announced its acquisition of Aligned Telehealth, a behavioral telehealth and telepsychiatry provider for hospitals and health plans. The deal integrated American Well’s digital care platform with Aligned Telehealth’s network of clinical experts …

InSight Telepsychiatry, Regroup Telehealth merge to create US’ largest telepsychiatry provider | MobiHealthNews | 12/11/2019

… sessions. According to the announcement, both groups will be maintaining their names and brandings throughout the integration. WHAT’S THE IMPACT Behavioral telehealth availability can improve patients’ access to care, especially when paired with in-person … 2016 , and brought on some additional support when it acquired Avizia in April of last year. Teladoc, meanwhile, runs a subsidiary called BetterHelp that specifically focuses on behavioral health and counseling services. Its founder and …

Teladoc

Teladoc to buy enterprise telehealth solutions provider InTouch Health in $600M deal | FierceHealthcare | 1/13/2020

Telemedicine company Teladoc plans to acquire InTouch Health in a $600 million deal, the companies announced January 12. Santa Barbara, Calif.-based InTouch Health is a leading provider of enterprise telehealth solutions for hospitals and … reports strong gains in virtual visits driven by growth of behavioral telehealth An L.E.K. Consulting report forecasts that 61% of hospital revenue will come from managed and value-based care models by 2021. Virtual care …

JPM20: Teladoc reports ‘record’ Q4 with full-year 2019 revenue to exceed $550M | FierceHealthcare | 1/13/2020

During the 38th annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco on Monday, Teladoc Health CEO Jason Gorevic reported the company had a “record” fourth quarter in 2019, beating revenue expectations. Teladoc expects fourth-quarter … reports strong gains in virtual visits driven by growth of behavioral telehealth InTouch Health is expected to generate 2019 revenues of approximately $80 million, growing about 35% versus the prior year. About 70% of InTouch’s …

Amwell

American Well is buying Aligned Telehealth to tackle mental health issues | 12/1/2019

Healthcare Tech December 1, 2019 American Well is buying Aligned Telehealth to tackle mental health issues Anca Spanu Anca’s career in journalism spans over 2 decades. She has served as staff writer, editor and deputy … definitive agreement to acquire Aligned Telehealth, a leader in providing behavioral telehealth and telepsychiatry services to hospitals and health plans. Telemedicine, the new bright star of the medical world Telemedicine or telehealth is a collective …

American Well acquires Aligned Telehealth | 11/13/2019

Print National telehealth provider American Well has agreed to buy Aligned Telehealth, a leader in the provision of behavioral telehealth and telepsychiatry services to hospitals and health plans. Combining Aligned Telehealth’s ability to access a network of clinical experts with American Well’s digital care delivery platform , the companies said they will deliver programs that hospitals, health plans, skilled nursing providers and others can leverage “to address the mounting challenges of …

Aligned Telehealth

American Well is buying Aligned Telehealth to tackle mental health issues | 12/1/2019

Healthcare Tech December 1, 2019 American Well is buying Aligned Telehealth to tackle mental health issues Anca Spanu Anca’s career in journalism spans over 2 decades. She has served as staff writer, editor and deputy … definitive agreement to acquire Aligned Telehealth, a leader in providing behavioral telehealth and telepsychiatry services to hospitals and health plans. Telemedicine, the new bright star of the medical world Telemedicine or telehealth is a collective …

American Well acquires Aligned Telehealth | 11/13/2019

Print National telehealth provider American Well has agreed to buy Aligned Telehealth, a leader in the provision of behavioral telehealth and telepsychiatry services to hospitals and health plans. Combining Aligned Telehealth’s ability to access a network of clinical experts with American Well’s digital care delivery platform , the companies said they will deliver programs that hospitals, health plans, skilled nursing providers and others can leverage “to address the mounting challenges of …

Boston Millennia Partners

2019 closes the year with 251 digital health fundings | MobiHealthNews | 12/31/2019

Boston Millennia Partners The startup is planning to use its investment to grow its network of telepsychiatry providers, further develop HIPAA-compliant telehealth platform and push its business into new states. Forefront Telecare specializes in providing virtual behavioral telehealth to seniors, and in particular targets Medicare patients in rural hospitals and skilled nursing facilities. Q2 $15 RRE Ventures, Perceptive Advisors, Green D Ventures, Trail Mix Ventures and Winklevoss Capital The …

Forefront Telecare, Behavioral Health Solution for Rural Americans, Completes $15 Million Growth Equity Funding Round | 4/23/2019

behavioral telehealth solutions for vulnerable seniors in rural communities across the United States, today announced that it added two new investors to a growth equity funding round. The investors, Tech Council Ventures and Boston Millennia Partners, join lead investors Spring Lake Equity Partners and the Ziegler Link-Age Fund in the round, totaling $15 million. In addition, the company opened an office in Hamilton, New Jersey to complement its California …

Dignity Health

American Well® Acquires Aligned Telehealth to Expand Behavioral Health Virtual Care | PR Newswire | 11/7/2019

… Well® announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Aligned Telehealth, a leader in the provision of behavioral telehealth and telepsychiatry services to hospitals and health plans. Combining Aligned Telehealth’s ability to … Aligned Telehealth’s behavioral telehealth and telepsychiatry services. Key accounts include Dignity Health, Christus Health and many others. “The increased utilization of telehealth is re-shaping the healthcare landscape and there is no area that has …

American Well acquires Aligned Telehealth to build its behavioral health, telepsychiatry capabilities | FierceHealthcare | 11/7/2019

… and telepsychiatry. Aligned Telehealth provides virtual behavioral and mental health consultations through a network of clinical experts and specializes in behavioral telehealth and telepsychiatry services to hospitals and health plans. Financial terms of the deal … Aligned Telehealth also has an impressive customer base that includes Dignity Health and Christus Health, and the acquisition gives American Well access to major provider and health plan customers. RELATED: Teladoc reports Q3 revenue up …

Jason Gorevic

Teladoc to buy enterprise telehealth solutions provider InTouch Health in $600M deal | FierceHealthcare | 1/13/2020

… high-quality healthcare is accessed and experienced, making virtual care available for patients with even the most critical care needs,” Jason Gorevic, chief executive officer, Teladoc Health, said in a statement. “Bringing these companies together … reports strong gains in virtual visits driven by growth of behavioral telehealth An L.E.K. Consulting report forecasts that 61% of hospital revenue will come from managed and value-based care models by 2021. Virtual care …

JPM20: Teladoc reports ‘record’ Q4 with full-year 2019 revenue to exceed $550M | FierceHealthcare | 1/13/2020

During the 38th annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco on Monday, Teladoc Health CEO Jason Gorevic reported the company had a “record” fourth quarter in 2019, beating revenue expectations. Teladoc expects fourth-quarter … reports strong gains in virtual visits driven by growth of behavioral telehealth InTouch Health is expected to generate 2019 revenues of approximately $80 million, growing about 35% versus the prior year. About 70% of InTouch’s …

Ido Schoenberg

American Well® Acquires Aligned Telehealth to Expand Behavioral Health Virtual Care | PR Newswire | 11/7/2019

… Well® announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Aligned Telehealth, a leader in the provision of behavioral telehealth and telepsychiatry services to hospitals and health plans. Combining Aligned Telehealth’s ability to … in their efforts to meet the needs of patients,” said Ido Schoenberg, M.D., Chairman and CEO, American Well. “By adding the Aligned clinical network and expertise, American Well can further expand and enhance our virtual …

American Well acquires Aligned Telehealth to build its behavioral health, telepsychiatry capabilities | FierceHealthcare | 11/7/2019

… and telepsychiatry. Aligned Telehealth provides virtual behavioral and mental health consultations through a network of clinical experts and specializes in behavioral telehealth and telepsychiatry services to hospitals and health plans. Financial terms of the deal … plans in their efforts to meet the needs of patients, Ido Schoenberg, M.D., chairman and CEO, American Well, said in a statement. “By adding the Aligned clinical network and expertise, American Well can further expand …

Boston, Massachusetts

Beacon Hill Roll Call regular weekly report | 8/11/2020

… chart a path for a brighter, more inclusive future that works to benefit the entire commonwealth.� Rep. Angelo Scaccia (D-Boston) said he voted against the bill because he opposes the section that would legalize … the same rate as in-person visits for one year. Behavioral telehealth services, over both phone and video, would be covered at the same rate as in-person care permanently. The Senate has approved a …

Beacon Hill Roll Call regular weekly report | 8/11/2020

… chart a path for a brighter, more inclusive future that works to benefit the entire commonwealth.� Rep. Angelo Scaccia (D-Boston) said he voted against the bill because he opposes the section that would legalize … the same rate as in-person visits for one year. Behavioral telehealth services, over both phone and video, would be covered at the same rate as in-person care permanently. The Senate has approved a …

Everett, Massachusetts

Beacon Hill Roll Call regular weekly report | 8/11/2020

… local cable services in Stoughton; $15,000 for Medfield for the implementation of an electronic payroll program; and $1 million for Everett for electronic learning devices for all Everett students and virtual professional development, training and … the same rate as in-person visits for one year. Behavioral telehealth services, over both phone and video, would be covered at the same rate as in-person care permanently. The Senate has approved a …

Beacon Hill Roll Call regular weekly report | 8/11/2020

… local cable services in Stoughton; $15,000 for Medfield for the implementation of an electronic payroll program; and $1 million for Everett for electronic learning devices for all Everett students and virtual professional development, training and … the same rate as in-person visits for one year. Behavioral telehealth services, over both phone and video, would be covered at the same rate as in-person care permanently. The Senate has approved a …

New Bedford, Massachusetts

Beacon Hill Roll Call regular weekly report | 8/11/2020

… cameras. The package also includes hundreds of local projects successfully sought by individual legislators for their districts including $500,000 for New Bedford�s Buttonwood Park Zoological Society�s infrastructure improvements for the animal ambassador and … the same rate as in-person visits for one year. Behavioral telehealth services, over both phone and video, would be covered at the same rate as in-person care permanently. The Senate has approved a …

Beacon Hill Roll Call regular weekly report | 8/11/2020

… cameras. The package also includes hundreds of local projects successfully sought by individual legislators for their districts including $500,000 for New Bedford�s Buttonwood Park Zoological Society�s infrastructure improvements for the animal ambassador and … the same rate as in-person visits for one year. Behavioral telehealth services, over both phone and video, would be covered at the same rate as in-person care permanently. The Senate has approved a …

Everett, Washington

Beacon Hill Roll Call regular weekly report | 8/11/2020

… local cable services in Stoughton; $15,000 for Medfield for the implementation of an electronic payroll program; and $1 million for Everett for electronic learning devices for all Everett students and virtual professional development, training and … the same rate as in-person visits for one year. Behavioral telehealth services, over both phone and video, would be covered at the same rate as in-person care permanently. The Senate has approved a …

Beacon Hill Roll Call regular weekly report | 8/11/2020

… local cable services in Stoughton; $15,000 for Medfield for the implementation of an electronic payroll program; and $1 million for Everett for electronic learning devices for all Everett students and virtual professional development, training and … the same rate as in-person visits for one year. Behavioral telehealth services, over both phone and video, would be covered at the same rate as in-person care permanently. The Senate has approved a …

State of Massachusetts

Beacon Hill Roll Call regular weekly report | 8/11/2020

… investments that modernize our technology infrastructure and allow us to deliver effective and reliable government services for the people of Massachusetts during the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic.� �The Legislature is using a new tactic, which … the same rate as in-person visits for one year. Behavioral telehealth services, over both phone and video, would be covered at the same rate as in-person care permanently. The Senate has approved a …

Beacon Hill Roll Call regular weekly report | 8/11/2020

… investments that modernize our technology infrastructure and allow us to deliver effective and reliable government services for the people of Massachusetts during the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic.� �The Legislature is using a new tactic, which … the same rate as in-person visits for one year. Behavioral telehealth services, over both phone and video, would be covered at the same rate as in-person care permanently. The Senate has approved a …