Get the resources and know-how you need to implement telehealth in your practice
Whether you're a telemedicine veteran or exploring remote patient care for the first time, we've got you covered.
Since the COVID-19 pandemic began in 2020, physicians across the nation have reported unprecedented growth in the demand for telemedicine. If you’re considering adopting telehealth into your practice for the first time, making the transition might be easier than you think.
The following resources can help you determine whether your practice is a good fit for telehealth and assist you through implementation, HIPAA requirements, coding and payment.
On-demand webinar: Telemedicine
Learn how to “Successfully Practice Medicine From a Distance” through telemedicine. Osteopathic family physician and telehealth veteran Michael Brown, DO, shares his experiences as the first physician in his state to adopt telehealth.
Watch this AOA/AOIA webinar, recorded April 6, to learn more about the OCR’s new COVID-19 guidance on HIPAA and the federal civil rights laws, as it pertains to telemedicine. Lee Hamil Little, JD & Brian Tuttle, CPHIT, CPA, CHA, CBRA, CISSP, walk physicians through common do’s and don’ts.
The AOA has created a practice guide highlighting telehealth updates to aid physicians with implementation in their practices. View the latest information on federal policies, participating health plans, CMS recommendations and private payer coding protocols.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many states updated regulations to enable more physicians to adopt telemedicine. View a state-by-state breakdown showing status of telehealth expansion and licensing waivers.
The American Osteopathic Information Association (AOIA) has put together a list of free services physicians can use for telehealth consultations, including free or low-cost platforms offering their services to physicians during the pandemic.