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Is Telemedicine the Future of 21st Century Medicine?

This article was published on June 24, 2018 on HealthCare Recruiters International written by Tim Flanagan.

Healthcare technology has a direct impact on both the length and overall quality of human life, which is why so many are focused on predicting and developing the prevailing trends, technologies and practices of tomorrow. Telemedicine, which Medical Daily defines as “the union between technology and health, is believed by many to be the future of healthcare in the United States and the world.”
If you aren’t familiar with telemedicine, as it is a relatively new concept, a healthcare provider offers the following definition:
Telemedicine is the […]

August 23rd, 2018|Telehealth & Industry News|

August Webinar: Telemedicine and Teachers = A+ Combo!

Call A Doctor Plus announces its next webinar geared toward Third Party Administrators who partner with school clients. The webinar being held on Tuesday, August 28th at 3pm EST will discuss the value that a successful Telehealth program can deliver to school systems and their teachers, administration and staff.

Webinar Title: Telemedicine and Teachers = A+ Combo!

Description:  As schools across the country struggle to provide the level of care that teachers and school employees have come to expect over the years, one of their biggest challenges is finding ways to do so without shifting costs to their teachers and staff. Telemedicine […]

August 20th, 2018|CADR+ Updates|

Three Ways Call A Doctor Plus Does Telemedicine Better

They say employees aren’t using telemedicine. Here’s our response.
Telehealth is an emerging field. And, while most health benefit plans check the telemedicine box these days, not every employer is seeing the success they were hoping for.

Call A Doctor Plus is not your typical telemedicine provider. We know what it takes to help an organization succeed with telehealth. Below are some reasons why employees might not be using the telemedicine benefits being offered to them, and how we address these common concerns.

Utilization: At Call A Doctor Plus we know that a successful telemedicine program is measured by its utilization. If employees […]

August 13th, 2018|Telehealth & Industry News|

When It Comes to Medical, Millennials Are Paying Less but Owing More

When addressing employees of varying age groups, it’s important to understand their needs, concerns and preferred methods of communication. In order to better leverage telemedicine, employees need help understanding and realizing the savings telemedicine can offer them, as well as how it makes healthcare more accessible overall.

A recent study published in Health Affairs titled, “Unlike Medical Spending, Medical Bills In Collections Decrease With Patients’ Age” provides real-world insight into how millennial employees, specifically, can benefit from the use of telemedicine. The findings show that despite having lower medical costs, millennials are accumulating the most medical debt in collections out of […]

August 7th, 2018|Telehealth & Industry News|

Great News for Telemedicine and HSAs!

One of the main sources of contention for our brokers and clients over the years has to do with HSA accounts. Specifically, whether offering a $0 co-pay Telemedicine plan violates your Health Savings Account (HSA) plan, putting the client in jeopardy.

Our response has always been the same: until there is a clear law or tax code in place to limit Telemedicine, there is no law to break or code to violate. Yet understandably, in an increasingly litigious world many clients have opted for the better-safe-than-sorry approach.
Well, there’s good news on the horizon that will back up our opinion with law.

Last week, […]

August 2nd, 2018|CADR+ Updates|