Thursday, June 18, 2015

#chsd15 @drnic1 talks MHealth reimbursement

connected Health 2015 – mHealth Reimbursement

Realtime notes from ConnectedHealth 2015 in San Diego #CHSD15.

  • Mhealth reimbursement
  • Telehealth technology players

great physicians treat the patient who has the disease

  • Sir William Osler

Don’t let technology get in the way of the art of medicine.
1/3 of us population suffer from 1 or more chronic diseases.

Jan 2015 MHealth reimbursement – Medicare will pay for non face-to-face chronic care management.

3 core requirements:
1. Secure eligible beneficiary’s written consent
2. 5 specified capabilities
3. 20+ minutes per month on chronic care management

Licensing issues keep cropping up. This needs to be solved at the state level.

Check out

Medicare Telehealth benefit:

Except AK and HI demo applications store and forward is not approved the push is for interactive video services.

Clinician to clinician consultations are not reimbursable.

healthier workforce

I love this chart,

[category News, Health]

[tag health cloud, bluebutton]

Mark Scrimshire

IT and Health Data Ninja

Mark is available for challenging assignments at the intersection of Health and Technology using Big Data, Mobile and Cloud Technologies. If you need help to move, or create, your health applications in the cloud let’s talk.
email: mark
Stay up-to-date: Twitter @ekivemark


I am currently HHS Entrepreneur-in-Residence working on an assignment to update BlueButton for Medicare Beneficiaries. This involves creating a Data API. Watch out for more about BlueButton on FHIR.

The views expressed on this blog are my own.

I am also a Patient Engagement Advisor, CTO and Co-Founder to Medyear is a powerful free tool that helps you collect, organize and securely share health information, however you want. Manage your own health records today.

Medyear: Less Hassle, Better Care.


Mark Scrimshire
Health & Cloud Technology Consultant

email: mark@ekivemark.comStay up-to-date: Twitter @ekivemark

My Card:

via WordPress