Congress Moves the Chess Pieces

Politico | October 28, 2016 Excerpt: Krista Drobac, of the Alliance for Connected Care, also shared tempered enthusiasm about a “great first step” given the constraints Senate Finance staff faced. She vowed to bring more information on savings — we’re assuming this is another reference to the CBO-inspired budget doubts about telemedicine. Read Here

2016-11-03T18:06:49-04:00November 3rd, 2016|

Finally, a Chance for Telemedicine to Shine in Medicare and Medicaid

This past week was big for telemedicine in public programs.  Both telehealth and remote patient monitoring (RPM) are proven tools in the commercial marketplace, but reimbursement restrictions have made adoption in Medicare and Medicaid pretty close to non-existent.  It is still essential to pass legislation to fix outdated legal barriers in these programs.  However, the [...]

2016-05-02T15:07:14-04:00May 2nd, 2016|

Finally, a Real Chance for Change in Medicare Related to Telehealth & Remote Monitoring

February 3, 2016 | Krista Drobac, Executive Director of the Alliance for Connected Care Today represents the first real chance we have had to change Medicare payment policy for telehealth and remote patient monitoring. While the commercial market adopts these tools at a rapid rate, there is virtually no access for seniors in Medicare. This [...]

2016-02-03T20:21:51-04:00February 3rd, 2016|

Diverse Group of Patients, Providers, Industry Applaud Consensus Approach to Telemedicine in Medicare

February 3, 2016 – Today, a diverse group of patient, provider and industry groups applauded the introduction of the CONNECT for Health Act, a bipartisan piece of legislation introduced by Senators Brian Schatz (D-HI) and Roger Wicker (R-MS) that lifts Medicare’s outdated restrictions on the use of telehealth and provides a benefit for remote patient [...]

2016-02-04T13:35:26-04:00February 3rd, 2016|
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