Episode Eight: Let’s Talk About Telehealth (ft. Dr. Mia Finkelston)

doctor on screen with podcast icon

ProviderTrust sat down with Dr. Mia Finkelston of Amwell to discuss the rapid expansion and adoption of telehealth spurred by the pandemic. Although telehealth usage recently dropped slightly due to the return of in-person care, overall usage has still stabilized at levels 38 times higher than before the COVID-19 pandemic.

OIG Issues Statement on Telehealth: What You Need to Know

Clinician Holding Tablet

In 2020, telehealth became a vital lifeline for both providers and patients. In this post, we recap the recent statement by HHS-OIG and offer a few tips for ensuring your telehealth services uphold program integrity and protect patients.

Top Compliance & Security Risks in Telehealth

woman on telehealth call with doctor

Expanding telehealth offerings presents potential liabilities concerning cybersecurity, data, and compliance risks. As the regulations governing telehealth still remain to be relaxed, now is the time to be vigilant regarding various telehealth risks.

HHS Extends Public Health Emergency

""

While the country prepares to extend the Public Health Emergency due to COVID-19, let’s review the latest waiver sanctions and flexibilities announced by government authorities and local healthcare providers.

July 2020 HHS OIG Work Plan Updates

""

July HHS OIG Work Plan updates include concerns over provider screening and background checks during the pandemic, reviews on COVID-19 data on healthcare disparities and equity for minorities, an audit of federal ventilator contracts, and more.