American Well Blog

The CHRONIC Care Act and Telehealth

The CHRONIC Care Act (S.870) has recently passed the US Senate and the House will soon be taking action. The principal benefit here is that all Medicare- and Social Security-eligible people will be better able to access the care options that the packages guarantee and people should be able to access these programs with as few […]

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Telehealth for Chronic Illnesses

One of the biggest problems for people with chronic illnesses is continuity of care. This has been acknowledged for decades. Fixing the gaps in knowledge from one healthcare professional to another has been shown to improve patient health outcomes. Ensuring continuity improves overall health, decreases hospitalizations, and in general work out better for everyone concerned. […]

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Telehealth Launching and Scaling Up

According to a study by the Health Management Academy, 100% of responding healthcare professionals either already are or at least intend to begin promoting telehealth services in 2018. Better, more than 70% will be receiving reimbursements for services provided via telehealth by the end of the year. That number is expected to approach 100% by […]

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