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  |   April 2, 2020

Telehealth Restrictions Temporarily Lifted

The Coronavirus Preparedness Act and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act (H.R. 6074) provides Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) the authority to waive specific Medicare telehealth restrictions temporarily in order to broaden access to Medicare telehealth services. As a result, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will: Waive geographic restrictions, allowing patients located […]

  |   March 25, 2020

How to Mobilize Remote Providers During COVID-19—Part 2

Jennifer Guilmette, SOC VP of Project Management and ImplementationsAlexandra Walton, COO at Sound Telemedicine, an arm of Sound Physicians How does a RAPID implementation of telemedicine work? The SOC Telemed (SOC) telemedicine platform, Telemed IQ, has already been implemented in emergency situations. During Hurricane Florence in 2018, Onslow Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville, NC was surrounded […]

  |   March 16, 2020

SOC Telemed is prepared to help our clients with COVID-19 surges...

Letter to clients regarding COVID-19 surges: Telemedicine was designed to safely facilitate rapid clinician response to unexpected and challenging events. As the largest acute care telemedicine company in the U.S., with a geographically-dispersed team of specialists and a flexible, remote workforce, we are prepared to support you, your providers and your patients as you lead […]