When the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) relaxed telehealth laws and the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) announced leniency on non HIPAA-compliant penalties for the COVID19 emergency, health practitioners scrambled to transition to online telehealth. Now, those looking to uphold the same level of safety and security for their patients as they achieve in person are becoming increasingly concerned about privacy and protection, and what happens to the information exchanged during sessions.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) just announced another round of regulatory waivers and rule changes to ensure Americans can receive healthcare through video and phone-based services during the COVID19 emergency.
If you’re wondering this as you bring more of your practice online, you aren’t alone! To answer these questions, let’s dive into the three types of telehealth: The first is video conferencing. This uses audio and video to conduct telehealth sessions. Patients and health practitioners can hear and see one another over an electronic device.
Healthcare providers can now practice across state lines - one of the latest moves by the White House to contain the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Now is the time to set your practice up for longterm patient care with a HIPAA compliant, secure video, telehealth service.
VTConnect is your simple, secure and sustainable Telehealth solution for the COVID-19 crisis and beyond!
In response to the COVID-19 national emergency, President Trump announced a temporary “dramatic expansion of our Medicare telehealth services" allowing Medicare patients "to visit any doctor by phone or video conference at no additional cost.” This is a historic breakthrough in healthcare which has never been done before.