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Saisystems Health Blog Telemedicine has grown substantially, but will the rules stick

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

Will Telemedicine Survive COVID-19

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.

SNFConnect Telemed App from Saisystems Digital now available on Google Play and the Apple App Store

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.

Automation is Saving Seconds and Saving Lives

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.

CMS Paves the Road for Post-Acute Telemedicine Success

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:

Expansion of the Accelerated and Advance Payments Program

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.