Amazon launched its telehealth program, Amazon Care, nationwide while Walmart is hot on its heels acquiring MeMD to expand telehealth access across the country.
Mercy and Humana recently announced that they are going to partner to offer their Medicare Advantage patients access to the telehealth center at Mercy. They will also be implementing a new VBP model for reimbursement.
Connected Health Initiative (CHI) announced the creation of a value-based care task force. The aim of this new task force is to identify the regulatory and legislative initiatives that are required to move value-based care forward using digital health tools.
Break Through Value-Based Payments Is Telehealth the TSA of COVID-19? THE VBP Blog For those of you who know me personally, you know that being an optimist is my downfall. In times of crisis, the ability to look forward to the forthcoming changes can be challenging. Mandy, my co-author brings her creativity and technology-savvy perspective to our discussions. Together, we look ahead to the elements we want learn from. Our starting point for this blog was the major change that came out of 9/11. We jointly concluded that technology changed significantly because of that crisis. We also saw the TSA in our airports as one of the manifestations of the change. So, could telehealth be the TSA of the COVID-19… Read More »Is Telehealth the TSA of COVID-19?