Value-based care models, good return?

Verma says value-based care models haven’t made good return on investment by Robert King | Oct 13, 2020 3:20pm Seema Verma, the head of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), said that some value-based care payment models did not generate enough savings and quality outcomes. Her remarks Tuesday during HLTH’s virtual conference come a few…

Zoom, Zoom, Zoom

One Zoom, Two Zoom, Three Zoom, NO! Creating a virtual visit experience as close to a face to face visit takes skill and practice. Dr. Gustin and Gigi Sorenson will teach you the best practices for a virtual visit, what not to do and share some funny real life stories.

Telehealth Approach to Alzheimer’s

A Telehealth Approach in the Fight Against Alzheimer’s Disease By Elena Muller In the United States today, there are more than 5.5 million people living with Alzheimer’s and other dementia, and the number is continually growing. As the baby boomer generation ages, the incidence of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) will increase, not only affecting the lives…

Pandemic Waivers Made It Easier

Pandemic waivers made it easier to get treatment for opioid addiction. That could all go away next month. Waivers on telehealth restrictions have opened the door to a previously unattainable type of care for people with opioid use disorder. Will they stick? Issie Lapowsky September 21, 2020 In the early months of 2020, Stephanie Strong…

Telehealth Race Kicks Into Gear

Telehealth Race Kicks Into Gear As Amwell IPO Cashes In On Coronavirus Boom Sep 17,2020 Katie JenningsForbes Staff Healthcare I am a staff writer covering healthcare. Email me at kjennings@forbes.com Telehealth company Amwell surged in its first day of trading, exemplifying how hungry both the public and private markets are to invest in the sector…

What BIG ROI You Have!!

What BIG ROI You Have!! This webinar will be discussing return on investment in telehealth including hard revenue strategies and codes to use as well as quality improvement for a sustainable telehealth program. Guest presenter, Carol Yarbrough. Carol is a healthcare compliance and reimbursement specialist. Providing a unique background in legal, technology, revenue management, clinic…

September Telehealth Talk

Enjoy a bit of EVERYTHING from MA to SC with a stop in DC! Guests were Christine Rooney Bird from Merrimack Valley ACO, Aileen Berquist, the Center for Telehealth & e-Health Law & Kathy Schwarting, CEO at Palmetto Care Connections.   Christine (Rooney) Bird, CMO, Merrimack Valley ACO Aileen Berquist, the Center for Telehealth &…

Medicare Hospital IPPS Revisions

CMS’ final inpatient payment rule for 2021: 7 things to know Ayla Ellison CMS released its annual Inpatient Prospective Payment System final rule Sept. 2, which raises Medicare payment rates for acute care hospitals. The rule, which affects approximately 3,200 acute care hospitals, applies to discharges occurring on or after Oct. 1, 2020. Here are…