Monthly Archive
for: ‘May, 2020’

Amazon Care Expands Pilot & more Telehealth Buzz

Amazon Care Expands Pilot Amazon Care’s telehealth pilot is now available to warehouse workers near the company’s Seattle headquarters. The initial phase of the pilot was only available to Seattle-based office employees and their families. The Care app connects employees with video consultations and in-home follow up care as needed. The planned expansion of services […]

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New Defense Health Bill Seeks to Add Telehealth Services and Providers & more Telehealth Buzz

New Defense Health Bill Seeks to Add Telehealth Services and Providers Senators Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) and Krysten Sinema (D-AZ) introduced a bill in support of a letter urging the Defense Department to expand TRICARE telehealth coverage. The letter called on TRICARE to cover the same amount of telemental health services for the military as civilians […]

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HHS Awards Additional Funds for Telehealth

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has authorized the Health Resource and Services Administration (HRSA) to allocate an additional $20 million to telehealth infrastructure and access. HRSA’s Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) awarded $15 million to four different organizations to further develop their telehealth services for pregnant women, families, children, and adolescents […]

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