TelehealthFeds Offer $1.15B to Fund Rural High-Speed Internet Access
USDA also invests $50 million to improve access to telemedicine, distance learning for 7.6 million rural Americans.
TelehealthATA Seeks Telehealth PHE Measures 'At Least Through 2022'
American Telemedicine Association CEO Ann Mond Johnson says the PHE created "flexibilities that have allowed clinicians across the country to...
Telehealth23andMe Will Spend $400M to Acquire Lemonaid Health
The consumer-focused genealogy researcher says the acquisition will advance its "vision of individualized primary care that empowers consumers to live...
TelehealthCigna Taps MDLIVE to Expand Virtual Care Access to 'Millions of People'
The program launches in January 2022 and will be available to all Cigna customers enrolled in employer-sponsored plans.
TechnologyAnalytics Is Key to Serving Local Populations in a Commodity Healthcare Market
Planning health system growth now involves modeling growth both with and without the 2020 pandemic effect, says analytics firm.
TelehealthSeniors' Telehealth Use Holds Steady, but Rural Access Lags
One-third of rural older adults had at least one virtual visit in 2020, compared with nearly half of seniors in...
TelehealthUnited Healthcare, Optum Launch Virtual-first Health Plan
NavigateNOW is being touted as "a simpler, more convenient experience at approximately 15% less premium cost than traditional benefit plans."
TelehealthSchedule Online Visits First? It's the Next Big Thing in Health Insurance
Many insurers offering virtual-first plans hire outside firms to provide medical staff.
TelehealthBest Buy Acquires UK's Current Health
The care-at-home platform specializes in remote patient monitoring and telehealth.
Clinical CareMaryland-Based Payer Launches Virtual Primary Care Practice
The new virtual primary care practice, CloseKnit, offers a full range of primary care services along with behavioral health care.
TelehealthFCC Releases $41M for 72 Providers in Round 2 of COVID Telehealth Program Awards
The funding provides reimbursements for telecommunications services, information services, and connected devices needed for telehealth during the pandemic.
TelehealthFor Telehealth, Expansion Comes with Growing Pains
A new J.D. Power survey suggests that service limitations, access hurdles, and quality-of-care issues dampen consumer enthusiasm.