Author Archives: Rebecca Roland

ORHP Funding Opportunity Announcement: Rural Health Care Coordination Network Partnership Program

Deadline: April 6th, 2015. Funding availability: up to $200,000/year for three years. The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) is pleased to announce the release of the Rural Health Care Coordination Network Partnership Program … Continue reading

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CMS issues a rulemaking that includes additional coverage for telehealth services

Earlier this week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released its final rule that will lead to changes in coverage under Medicare Part B. The rule, proposed in July, will expand the range of telehealth services that can be reimbursed under … Continue reading

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CTRC Legislative/Regulatory October 2014 Update

Please Note: CCHP has a pending legislation/regulation webpage located at the following link: http://cchpca.org/laws/pending/state LEGISLATION 2014 Approved Legislation State Bill # Status Summary California AB 809 9/18/14: Enacted Clarifies points of oral consent law. California AB 1174 9/28/14: Enacted This … Continue reading

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Medi-Cal To Cover Teledentistry Services Beginning in 2015

Gov. Jerry Brown (D) has signed a bill (AB 1174) to expand Medi-Cal coverage to teledentistry services beginning on Jan. 1, 2015, Kaiser Health News’ “Capsules” reports. Medi-Cal is California’s Medicaid program. California is one of the first states to … Continue reading

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Rural Health Care Services Outreach Grant Program

Deadline: November 14, 2014. Award Amount: $200,000/year for three years The Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP) is pleased to announce that the FY15 Rural Health Care Services Outreach Grant Program funding opportunity announcement (announcement number: HRSA-15-039) is now available. To … Continue reading

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CTRC Legislative/Regulatory July 2014 Update

Please Note: CCHP has a pending legislation/regulation webpage located at the following link: http://telehealthpolicy.us/laws/pending/state LEGISLATION Pending Legislation State Bill # Status Summary California AB 809 6/23/14:  In Senate Health. Clarifies points of oral consent law. California AB 1174 7/2/14:  Read second … Continue reading

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CTRC Legislative/Regulatory May 2014 Update

Please Note: The Center for Connected Health Policy (CCHP) has a pending legislation/regulation webpage located here LEGISLATION Pending Legislation State Bill # Status Summary California AB 87 6/27/13: In senate from third reading. To inactive file.  This bill would establish … Continue reading

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Are You a Specialty Provider Licensed in CA ?

To place your company on the Telehealth Specialty Provider Listing with the CTRC, please complete the form below. To view the specialty provider listing, click here    

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Interventions for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Native American Populations

National Institutes of Health – Department of Health and Human Services Deadline: May 15, 2014 The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to develop, adapt, and test the effectiveness of health promotion and disease prevention interventions in Native … Continue reading

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FDA issues final guidance on mobile medical apps

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued final guidance for developers of mobile medical applications, or apps, which are software programs that run on mobile communication devices and perform the same functions as traditional medical devices. The guidance outlines the … Continue reading

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