Telehealth 101

Event Details
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Host: 
Technical Assistance and Services Center (TASC)

This Telehealth 101 webinar was the first of a series focused on rural telehealth topics. This event was supported by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) and coordinated by the Technical Assistance and Services Center (TASC), a program of the National Rural Health Resource Center. 

Speakers:

  • Matt McCullough, Nicki Perisho, and Jaleen Johnson, Northwest Regional Telehealth Resource Center (NRTRC)

Following the webinar, participants were able to:

  • Describe basic telehealth concepts including definitions, modalities, payment, workflows, and technology.
  • Understand current telehealth regulatory changes and waivers during COVID and post-COVID.
  • Identify ways that Flex programs can support the telehealth needs of critical access hospitals (CAHs) and rural health clinics (RHCs) in their state.
  • Understand how increased telehealth use could impact finances (revenue cycle), quality improvement (MBQIP) measures, and movement to value-based care and population health as a basic component in CAHs and RHCs.
  • Understand the roles of the Telehealth Resource Centers.

 

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of a financial assistance award totaling $10,000,000 with 100% funded by HRSA/HHS and $0 amount and 0% funded by non-government sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement by HRSA/HHS, or the U.S. Government.