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December 11, 2018
By: Michael Gomes, CEO, ClearHealth Quality Institute

A new report titled “Information on Medicare Telehealth” from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) shows relatively large growth in the use of telehealth services among Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) beneficiaries from 2014-2016. Yet, overall adoption remains low: Only a tiny fraction of the total Medicare FFS population currently uses telehealth.

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November 21, 2018
By: Garry Carneal, JD, Founder, ClearHealth Quality Institute

Last week, we announced the first wave of telemedicine accredited organizations. Here are five quick insights into what we have learned from the first wave of applicants and their accreditation review processes.

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November 7, 2018
By: Garry Carneal, JD, Founder, ClearHealth Quality Institute

After launching more than 20 accreditation programs in healthcare since 1996, I have come to appreciate the important role accreditation standards play in filling regulatory gaps in the promotion of quality-based care.

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August 28, 2018
By: Lauren Neuvel, Director of Sales & Marketing, ClearHealth Quality Institute

Two of the telemedicine’s biggest and best conferences take place each fall, and this year, CHQI is proud to offer a Telemedicine Accreditation Workshop at each one: the American Telemedicine Association EDGE 18 Conference and the Telemedicine & Telehealth Service Provider Summit (SPS).

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May 11, 2018

In the past, health insurance benefits for mental health and substance use disorder treatment were far more limited than for treatment for physical health conditions. Because of these disparities, often patients did not receive the care they needed to experience recovery. Mental health parity laws were enacted to remedy these inequities, requiring health insurers to cover mental health and substance use disorder treatment at benefit levels matching corresponding medical and surgical benefits.

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