Amazon expands telehealth offerings to 50 states in company’s latest healthcare foray
Aug 30, 2023
A service providing virtual physician consultations for a variety of health conditions is Amazon’s newest dive into the healthcare space
Growing use of virtual mental healthcare could prompt insurer backlash, study says
Aug 29, 2023
Insurance companies may begin limiting or entirely removing telehealth coverage for mental health services despite the huge expansion of virtual care services during the pandemic, according to new research...
Lawmakers introduce legislation to make PT, OT telehealth coverage permanent
C. Max Bachmann
Jun 13, 2023
A new bipartisan bill would allow physical and occupational therapists to deliver care through telehealth on a permanent basis.
We must maintain telehealth flexibilities for palliative care
Holly Yang, MD
May 29, 2023
As a hospice and palliative medicine physician, I can say that the telehealth flexibilities brought about by the pandemic for our patient population have been transformative. Changes in technology, regulations,...
Lawmakers urge Biden to safeguard telehealth as end of PHE looms
C. Max Bachmann
May 09, 2023
A bipartisan group of House representatives recently urged President Joe Biden to extend pandemic telehealth programs and provisions that were not part of Congress’s recent Consolidated Appropriations...
‘Telehealth is here to stay,’ palliative care expert predicts
Apr 25, 2023
There is no question that telehealth was a game-changer during the pandemic.
Technology is changing the game for home care, providers say at Expo
Apr 21, 2023
Technology is a “tremendous game changer” that is helping home care agencies provide better care to patients, retain staff and collect data for payers.
CVS Health puts home at the forefront of healthcare in report
Apr 18, 2023
CVS Health laid out a roadmap for healthy aging that drives more care into the home.
CMS grants hospice telehealth flexibility until August
Apr 12, 2023
Hospice providers will be able to continue using HIPAA non-compliant communication platforms for three months after the COVID-19 public health emergency sunsets next month, according to the National Association...
Poll: 80% of RNs plan to stay on the job until retirement
Mar 29, 2023
here could be good news for healthcare providers struggling to recruit and retain registered nurses