Telemedicine claims have grown 4,347% comparing March 2020 to March of 2019, reports FAIR Health, Inc who have developed and published an online data tracking tool which presents regional and national comparative data. https://www.fairhealth.org/states-by-the-numbers/telehealth
Telemedicine platforms like SNFConnect from Saisystems Digital are currently playing a key role in providing care for those patients that are the most at risk from the COVID-19 pandemic.
SHELTON, CT— (May 2020) Saisystems Digital announced the release of their telemedicine application for Post-Acute practices.
SNFConnect is a HIPAA compliant post-acute care communication system that enables secure, text, telephonic, video messaging, and telehealth visits.
In a health crisis, every moment can make the difference between life or death.
Beyond the time it takes a care provider to reach a patient, there are potentially dangerous slowdowns in forms that may not be obvious.
Shelton, CT (March 31,2020) On March 30, 2020 CMS published a lengthy memo packed with positive improvements that will immediately benefit patient care for SNFist and post-acute providers. Significant changes to the telemedicine billing rules now allow many services to be provided and billed as telemedicine. Highlights include:
Shelton, CT (March 30, 2020) On March 28, 2020, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced an expansion of its existing accelerated payment program (“APP”) following the passage and signing of the CARES Act.