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    3 compliance monitoring trends and their impact on healthcare in 2022

    Three trends in compliance monitoring impacting healthcare in 2022, and how to stay compliant in 2023.  

    Dec. 5, 2022
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    Amwell in talks to acquire Talkspace: report

    The reported $200 million transaction reflects Talkspace's declining value since the therapy company went public last summer at a $1.4 billion valuation.

    By Nov. 28, 2022
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    Telehealth

    Virtual visits remain significantly elevated compared to pre-COVID-19 levels, as patients report high satisfaction with digitally delivered care.

    By Healthcare Dive staff
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    Health tech companies weigh options to stem cash burn as IPO market sags

    Healthcare technology companies are delaying initial share sales as public market stocks and valuations plunge across the sector. Where will they turn in the meantime?

    By Nov. 21, 2022
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    ‘Not in la la land’: As digital health funding ebbs, VCs urge startups to be conservative

    The explosion of funding during the pandemic was a good thing, but the ongoing market correction is a good thing too as only the best business models will survive, prominent investors argued at HLTH.

    By Nov. 18, 2022
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    Cleveland Clinic billing for certain messaging on MyChart

    Patient messaging on the portal has doubled since 2019, prompting the system to start billing for those that require more time and expertise.

    By Nov. 17, 2022
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    Included Health launches new virtual care, navigation product

    By January, the new All-Included Health model will be live for six clients representing 700,000 members.

    By Nov. 15, 2022
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    Maven raises $90M, fueling push into Medicaid, CMO says

    Roadblocks for the startup include shifting requirements state-by-state and historically low margins in Medicaid.

    By Nov. 15, 2022
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    Amazon launches virtual doctor marketplace in newest healthcare play

    The company is doubling down on virtual care with its latest health business: a marketplace allowing customers to choose from a network of telehealth providers for a variety of common medical needs.

    By Nov. 15, 2022
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    Cigna’s MDLive will add chronic care program to virtual primary care plans

    Initially, the program will be available for patients with hypertension, but will expand throughout the year to other common chronic conditions.

    By Nov. 14, 2022
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    More than the main stage: 5 key panels at HLTH 2022

    Major healthcare players will discuss private equity, value-based care, digital health funding and more at the fifth annual HLTH conference next week.

    By Nov. 10, 2022
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    Overturning of Roe v. Wade

    As travel time to abortion clinics skyrockets post-Dobbs, patients turn to telemedicine for abortion pills

    Orders for abortion pills to telemedicine nonprofit Aid Access have increased in states that have restricted the procedure, according to a research letter, with states with total or near-total bans on abortion seeing the biggest surges.

    By Nov. 2, 2022
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    Cigna partners with in-home primary care provider Heal

    The provider, which focuses on care for seniors, is collaborating with Cigna to offer house calls and remote monitoring to Medicare Advantage customers in four states.

    By Nov. 1, 2022
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    Teladoc shares on upswing as it sets up for ‘achievable’ growth

    The vendor lowered its fourth-quarter and full-year outlooks on Wednesday. But industry watchers cheered Teladoc for setting up obtainable Q4 growth coming out of pandemic highs.

    By Oct. 27, 2022
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    After pandemic highs, digital health funding slouches to early 2019 levels

    Global digital health funding of $4.6 billion fell 36% from the second quarter to the third quarter this year, according to a new report from CB Insights.

    By Oct. 25, 2022
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    Telehealth startup Cerebral to lay off about 20% of staff

    The past year has been rocky for the startup telehealth provider, as it faced dissatisfied patients and a Justice Department investigation into allegations it overprescribed controlled substances.

    By Oct. 25, 2022
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    Telehealth use rose overall in July, report finds

    Telehealth use increased in the West, Midwest and South in July while it fell in the Northeast, according to Fair Health’s monthly telehealth data out Monday.

    By Oct. 3, 2022
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    Amazon, Walmart among hundreds of employers, health groups urging Senate to extend telehealth flexibilities

    The groups sent a letter to lawmakers on Tuesday asking them to extend pandemic-era access to virtually delivered care, including waiving provider and patient location limitations.

    By Sept. 14, 2022
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    Teladoc names first-ever chief health equity officer

    Teladoc nabbed incoming executive Saranya Loehrer from CommonSpirit, where she served as the nonprofit’s health equity officer.

    By Sept. 12, 2022
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    OIG report suggests telehealth fraud rare in Medicare

    A small proportion of providers that billed for telehealth — 1,714 out of 742,000 — posed a high risk of fraud or abuse to Medicare in COVID-19’s first year, regulators found.

    By Sept. 8, 2022
  • Physician groups urge CMS to prevent payment cuts, protect telehealth

    Multiple groups representing doctors oppose Medicare payment reductions at a time when physician practices face escalating costs.

    By Sept. 7, 2022
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    Pandemic telehealth rules reduced opioid overdoses, boosted access to treatment meds, research finds

    New findings from JAMA Psychiatry suggest virtual visits were effective in managing certain conditions like substance use disorders among Medicare beneficiaries.

    By Sept. 1, 2022
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    Amazon Care to shut down by year’s end as corporate customers don’t see value

    The demise of Amazon Care — a month after Amazon announced plans to acquire One Medical for $3.9 billion — signals that the tech giant has again succumbed to inherent challenges facing outsiders in the healthcare space.

    By Aug. 25, 2022
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    Amazon to offer behavioral health services through Ginger partnership

    The tech giant’s healthcare program for employers, Amazon Care, plans to include Ginger’s behavioral healthcare services as an optional add-on for clients.

    By Aug. 11, 2022
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    Telehealth visits rose in May, mirroring COVID-19 diagnoses

    Patients made greater use of virtual care visits for a second straight month during an upturn in coronavirus cases.

    By Aug. 9, 2022
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    CVS could look to regional buys as it plans primary care acquisitions

    “We can’t be in ... primary care without M&A. We’ve been very clear about that,” CEO Karen Lynch said during an earnings call Wednesday.

    By Aug. 3, 2022