Telehealth Policy and Reimbursement Issues in the Era of COVID-19

Telehealth Policy and Reimbursement Issues in the Era of COVID-19: Perspectives from the United States, Scandinavia and France


DATE: June 23, 2020 (09:00PST/12:00EST/18:00CET)

Due to the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, serving patients remotely is no longer a matter of convenience, it has become imperative for telehealth stakeholders, organizations and providers alike to understand and provide care in a safe and secure manner. However, due to the rapid increase in demand for telemedicine as a result of COVID-19, questions have continuously been brought up regarding key policy changes and changes in payment and reimbursement across geographically diverse telehealth programs. In this Web Forum, the ever-changing regulations regarding telemedicine policy and patient/provider reimbursement will be addressed, with case studies from the United States, Denmark, and France.

 The aims of this responsive innovation webinar series include:
 ·     Providing immediate and actionable information,
 ·     Fostering the cross-pollination of interdisciplinary ideas,
 ·     Introducing solutions that have been vetted by healthcare professionals, researchers, patient organizations and healthcare industry,
 ·     Introducing and exchanging ideas on innovative, evidence-based care and technology-enabled care solutions.



Mei Wa Kwong, JD
Executive Director, Center for Connected Health Policy
Sacramento, CA, USA

Birthe Dinesen, PhD
Professor and Head of the Laboratory of Welfare Technologies - Telehealth & Telerehabilitation
Aalborg University, CITRIS and the Banatao Institute
Aalborg, Denmark

Florence Gaudry-Perkins
Head of Strategy & International Development, Health for Development (H4D)
CEO/Founder, Digital Health Partnerships
Paris, France

Robin Ohannessian, MD, MPH
Co-founder and Director of Télémédecine 360
Paris, France


Heather M. Young, PhD, RN, FAAN
Director Health, Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) and the Banatao Institute
Professor and Dean Emerita, Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing
University of California, Berkeley

This webinar is presented by The Gary and Mary West Foundation, UC Davis Health, Transatlantic Telehealth Research Center (TTRN), CITRIS and the Banatao Institute, and the ISfTeH.

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