National Organizations and Resources
A summary of state laws and requirements for Medicaid and private insurance coverage of telehealth services.
National membership organization’s web site includes information on meetings & education, standards & guidelines, and public policy
Information and webinars on telemedicine issues and public policy
TRCs have been established to provide assistance, education and information to organizations and individuals who are actively providing or interested in providing medical care at a distance.
The TRC Webinar Series provides timely information and demonstrations to support and guide the development of your telehealth program. These webinars are FREE to the public on the 3rd Thursday of each month.
SWTRC was created to advance the effective use of telemedicine services throughout the Southwest. Web site has information, resources and access to expert staff and colleagues for getting started in telehealth.
Consortium of telehealth programs from Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, and Utah
The CCHP is a public interest organization that develops and advances telehealth policy solutions to promote improvements in health and health care systems.
Administrative & Regulatory Considerations
What questions a practitioner should ask a malpractice insurer when making a decision on whether a liability insurance plan will cover the practice of telemedicine.
Professional licensure portability and practice standards for providers using telemedicine are some of the biggest challenges for health care providers considering telemedicine adoption.
A national not-for-profit organization representing the 70 medical and osteopathic boards of the United States and its territories, including 14 state boards of osteopathic medicine.
This module addresses many of the legal and regulatory issues affecting telehealth.
DOPL Administers and enforces specific laws related to the licensing and regulation of certain occupations and professions.
Physician credentialing and privileging agreement between hospitals.
What is medical malpractice? What are the medical malpractice issues when practicing telemedicine? How do I ensure that I am covered when performing telemedicine services?
Compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is more complex than simply using products that claim to be “HIPAA-compliant.”
Studies that have been designed to measure the use of telehealth in achieving one or more of the goals of the Triple Aim. Each of the telehealth studies is U.S. based with a primary focus on outcomes, quality and/or cost of telehealth programs.
Utah Health Information Network billing process and telehealth modifiers
Medicaid is a source of health insurance coverage for Utah’s vulnerable populations.
Section one of the Utah Medicaid Provider Manual.
The Center for Connected Health Policy helps you stay informed about telehealth-related laws, regulations, and Medicaid programs.
This publication provides information on Medicare telehealth services.
Find out if an authorized originating site is eligible for Medicare telehealth payment.
Federal Funding Programs
Telemedicine network grants; getting started guides; links to other telehealth resources
Grants focus on equipment for rural sites for telemedicine and distance learning
For searchable postings of all federal grant opportunities
Using Telemediquette to Make Your Telemedicine Encounters Effective
TTAC releases assessments on various devices and are a valuable resource for equipment and peripherals.
Telemedicine room setup.
Media Services - Training
There are numerous training courses, some provide certification and continuing education credits.
Accredited high-quality telemedicine education programs.
Recognizes organizations providing online, real-time patient health services that comply with operational, clinical and consumer-related standards.
Guidance in identifying: 1) training content required by different staff providing or receiving Telemedicine services, 2) types of training available, and 3) sources of training.
Program offers 1-day training courses on telemedicine.
Training modules, covering clinical and administrative/technical aspects, including AIMS via telemed demo.
Learn best practices in the telehealth field.
Videos that incorporate best practices in telehealth to meet the needs of a variety of telemedicine programs.
Dynamic learning environment where practitioners, administrators, managers, and telemedicine coordinators develop the skills and knowledge needed to enhance the quality of tele-health care in their communities.
Telecommunications discounts for eligible rural health care facilities
UtahSAINT is a professional organization of technical and network security professionals throughout the State of Utah and beyond.
US-CERT responds to major incidents, analyzing threats, and exchanging critical cybersecurity information with trusted partners around the world.
See the current state of the UEN Network.
UEN closely monitors the network availability between its statewide connections and makes those results available to the public.
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