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VisuWell Enables WakeMed Virtual Referral Initiative

VisuWell recently partnered with the WakeMed Health System and the Network for Advancing Behavioral Health (NABH).  As part of this partnership, VisuWell will bridge WakeMed’s emergency departments and the NABH to reduce avoidable bed days, and optimize patient access to improve their behavioral health integration program.

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VisuWell Introduces Virtriage to Virtual Care Portfolio

VisuWell, the industry leader in multi-organizational enterprise telemedicine, announces the launch of Virtriage to its virtual care portfolio. As a premier triage platform, Virtriage enables healthcare organizations to customize intake questionnaires and symptom progression to guide patients to the optimal healthcare route.

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Wisconsin November 2019 Fact Sheet

On November 25, 2019, Governor Tony Evers signed SB380 into law, defining telehealth and expanding telemedicine parity to Medicaid participants.  The bill provides telehealth coverage to equal services provided in-person.

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California October 2019 Fact Sheet

On October 11, 2019, Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB-744 into law requiring telemedicine coverage and payment parity by commercial health groups throughout California.

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VisuWell Now Available on Epic App Orchard Marketplace

VisuWell, the industry leader in enterprise telemedicine solutions, announces the VisuWell solution is now listed on Epic App Orchard.  As a premier integrated telemedicine solution, the VisuWell App will enable virtual encounters within the provider's Epic account and the patient's MyChart portal...

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Ohio August 2019 Fact Sheet

The Operating Budget in its entirety is effective January 1, 2020; however, “Telemedicine Services” (R.C. 3902.30, 4723.94, and 4731.2910) is effective starting January 1, 2021, for private insurers.

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New Hampshire August 2019 Fact Sheet

Governor Chris Sununu signed a bill into law allowing primary care physicians and pediatricians to bill Medicaid and private insurers for telemedicine services.  The revision of SB258, fully effective on January 1, 2020, also extends coverage to asynchronous telemedicine services.

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Parity Explained

Telemedicine is no longer a tertiary modality or the feared technology disruptor of the early years. Now it is an expectation that medical practices incorporate some form of telemedicine. 

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Florida July 2019 Fact Sheet

Florida’s HB23, signed into law by Governor Ron DeSantis on June 25, 2019, officially introducing a negotiable type of telehealth parity legislation. 

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Maine June 2019 Fact Sheet

Governor Janet Mills signed LD1263 into law, officially establishing telehealth parity by private payors after various efforts were vetoed in 2017.  The law, effective January 1, 2020, institutes significant changes for state telemedicine policy by private payors, with no changes to Medicaid.

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