Posts by Dan Mountain

Telehealth from the Patient’s home? In New Jersey you can.

Medicaid regulations regarding New Jersey Telehealth make no rules stating whether or not a health professional needs to be present with the patient during a live video session with their healthcare provider. This means that as a provider you can meet with a patient in his or her own home! At Secure Telehealth, we have…

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Update from Ohio Council Conference

Last week I was excited to join the Ohio Council of Behavioral Health and Family Services Providers at their annual Conference in Columbus, Ohio. We were there to help the attendees learn more about Ohio Telehealth procedures. We had a fantastic two days and I was able to connect with many who we currently partner…

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Big News for California

California has passed new laws requiring payment parity for Telehealth Sessions. In a series of laws signed into effect this month by California Governor Newsome, all telehealth sessions are being treated in the same manner as in person visits. This includes Medicaid as well as Private Insurance Companies. For more information on laws and changes…

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Telehealth with FaceTime? Bad idea…

Telehealth usage is growing. Many providers and patients are finding that they can accomplish everything that they need to through a video conference rather than in person. The temptation is there to just have a FaceTime, Skype or Google conversation on their phones, but that is not HIPAA compliant. In addition, doing so could jeopardize…

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Rural Health Update

I had a great day this past Wednesday at the Virginia Rural Health Collaborators Conference in Lexington, VA.  Lexington is a beautiful Historic town that is the location of Washington and Lee University and the Virginia Military Institute.  Just outside of town is the Virginia Horse Center, an amazing facility that includes the Andersen Coliseum…

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WE MAKE SURE YOUR TELEHEALTH PROGRAM WILL BE A SUCCESS!

I get very excited when someone calls me with a new business idea to use Secure Telehealth software. Many times they become clients of ours and sometimes they don’t, but no matter what, we always have a great conversation and we learn from each other. Last August, I got a phone call from Sarah Daugherty,…

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TELEHEALTH FOR COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH ORGANIZATIONS

This is our Sweet Spot! Current clients of ours, such as New Oakland Family Centers in Michigan, have been using our Telehealth software and our services to reach more people and cut costs. When an organization like New Oakland has many locations where they see people in need, it does not make sense to pay for a…

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