Category Archives: What is New

CTRC Legislative/Regulatory May 2016 Update

CTRC Legislative/Regulatory May 2016 Update Please Note: CCHP has a pending legislation/regulation webpage located at the following link: http://cchpca.org/state-laws-and-reimbursement-policies LEGISLATION Pending Legislation State Bill # Status Summary California AB 1300 4/27/16: In Senate. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to … Continue reading

Posted in Legislation & Regulation, What is New | Leave a comment

CTRC Legislative/Regulatory April 2016 Update

CTRC Legislative/Regulatory April 2016 Update Please Note: CCHP has a pending legislation/regulation webpage located at the following link: http://cchpca.org/state-laws-and-reimbursement-policies LEGISLATION Pending Legislation State Bill # Status Summary California AB 1300 4/27/16: In Senate. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to … Continue reading

Posted in Legislation & Regulation, What is New | Leave a comment

CTRC Legislative/Regulatory March 2016 Update

Please Note: CCHP has a pending legislation/regulation webpage located at the following link: http://cchpca.org/state-laws-and-reimbursement-policies LEGISLATION Pending Legislation State Bill # Status Summary California AB 1758 2/2/16: Introduced This bill, among other things, would allocate up to $10 million from the … Continue reading

Posted in Legislation & Regulation, What is New | Leave a comment

CTRC Legislative/Regulatory February 2016 Update

Please Note: CCHP has a pending legislation/regulation webpage located at the following link: http://cchpca.org/state-laws-and-reimbursement-policies LEGISLATION Pending Legislation State Bill # Status Summary California AB 238 1/4/2016: Amended This bill, among other things, would allocate up to $10 million from the … Continue reading

Posted in Legislation & Regulation, What is New | Leave a comment

CTRC Legislative/Regulatory January 2016 Update

Please Note: CCHP has a pending legislation/regulation webpage located at the following link: http://cchpca.org/state-laws-and-reimbursement-policies LEGISLATION Approved Legislation State Bill # Status Summary California AB 250 7/6/15: Chaptered. This bill would expand the definition of “health care provider” for the purposes … Continue reading

Posted in News, What is New | Leave a comment

CTRC Legislative/Regulatory December 2015 Update

Please Note: CCHP has a pending legislation/regulation webpage located at the following link: http://cchpca.org/state-laws-and-reimbursement-policies LEGISLATION Approved Legislation State Bill # Status Summary California AB 250 7/6/15: Chaptered. This bill would expand the definition of “health care provider” for the purposes … Continue reading

Posted in Legislation & Regulation, What is New | Leave a comment

Overcoming the Challenges of Diabetes with Telemedicine

Overcoming the Challenges of Diabetes with Telemedicine John Armstrong found out in 2009 that he had diabetes. He was visiting a friend in Mexico who recognized that John’s recurring symptoms – increased thirst, increased hunger, fatigue and frequent urination – … Continue reading

Posted in Telehealth Success Stories, What is New | Leave a comment

CTRC Legislative/Regulatory June 2015 Update

Please Note: CCHP has a pending legislation/regulation webpage located at the following link: http://cchpca.org/state-laws-and-reimbursement-policies LEGISLATION Pending Legislation State Bill # Status Summary California AB 57 5/22/15: In Senate. Read first time. Referred to committee on Rules for assignment. States the … Continue reading

Posted in Legislation & Regulation, News, What is New | Leave a comment

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

Posted in News, What is New | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Legislation & Regulation, News, What is New | Leave a comment