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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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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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2013-2014 Medi-Cal Rate Increase

Click to download the Federal Register with information on the new Medi-Cal rates for 2013-2014

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CCHP Releases Report on Specialty Care Safety Net Initiative

CCHP has released a new report on its recently completed California HealthCare Foundation funded demonstration project, the Specialty Care Safety Net Initiative (SCSNI) that connected 43 safety-net providers with five UC Medical Centers through telehealth technology.  CCHP provided participating safety-net … Continue reading

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USDA Rural Utilities Services Distance Learning / Telemedicine Grant

Deadline: Ongoing : 2013 deadline has yet to be announced. It is usually June/July. Designed specifically to meet the educational and health care needs of rural America. Through loans, grants and loan/grant combinations, advanced telecommunications technologies provide enhanced learning and … Continue reading

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2013 Telehealth Conference – Presentations Now Available Online!

Monday , April 15, 2013 9:00–9:15 Welcome and Overview, Conference Kick-off Welcome Kathy J. Chorba, Executive Director, California Telehealth Resource Center Margaret Laws, Director, Innovations for the Underserved, California HealthCare Foundation   9:15–9:35 Overview of National and State Telehealth Policy … Continue reading

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The California Wellness Foundation

Deadline: Ongoing To view full announcement, click here.

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