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VIRTUAL COMMUNICATION SERVICES (G0071) - Certintell Telehealth

Telehealth vs. Virtual Communication Services: What’s the difference for FQHCs?

To begin, both telehealth and virtual communication services (VCS) use technology for communication, but according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), these are separate and distinct services. “Telehealth services are considered a substitute for an...

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HRSA Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Health Center Controlled Networks (HCCN) funding opportunity

January 3, 2019 HRSA HCCN Funding Deadline Fast Approaching & Application Assistance is Available Through Certintell

With telehealth and remote patient monitoring (RPM) as a priority, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is supporting Health Center Controlled Networks (HCCN) to (1) better leverage health IT in order to improve access to care, enhance quality of...

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Improved Patient Outcomes

All providers want their patients to get better, and stay healthy. And now with the shift to value-based pay models, improving patient care outcomes will also be a key indicator involved in reimbursement. How does Telemedicine improve patient outcomes?...

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Reduce Hospital Readmissions

Unnecessary ER visits and avoidable hospital readmissions are one of the key reasons the U.S. has the highest healthcare spending per capita of any country. And beyond the costs and damage this can do to patients, hospitals incur penalties...

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Telemedicine is not the future – it’s now. Technology has been actively changing the way consumers receive health care for years. The leading health care systems recognize the cost and care advantages of remote patient monitoring, virtual doctor visits,...

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