CMA Telehealth Resource Center

Development funded by the California Health Care Foundation

The CMA Telehealth Resource Center is a compilation of the best available resources to help physicians implement and utilize telehealth in their practices. These resources have been thoroughly vetted by CMA to present only the most relevant resources.

The resources listed ican be sorted by category, topic, type and source to help physicians find the tools that address the specific issues they are facing. New resources will be added to this center regularly, so please check back often for updates.

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Archive by category: COVID-19Return

This telehealth toolkit with special focus on COVID-19 includes guidance on policy issues, vendors offering reduced or free platforms, and additional training resources.

| Categories: National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers (NCTRC), Guides, Toolkits and Whitepapers, Implementing Telehealth, COVID-19 | Tags: reimbursement, privacy and security, implementation

This brief outlines goals and strategies for U.S. healthcare facilities to operate effectively and safely during the COVID-19 pandemic and provides links to CDC guidance on providing care in different settings and situations.

| Categories: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Webpage, Implementing Telehealth, COVID-19 | Tags: Practice operations

This webinar outlines some basic information on what telehealth is and why implementation may be necessary. It also includes guidance on considerations needed when selecting a telehealth platform.

| Categories: California Medical Association (CMA), Education and Training, Implementing Telehealth, COVID-19 | Tags: implementation

This toolkit combines FAQs and commonly requested resources related to telehealth implementation.

| Categories: Mid Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center (MATRC), Guides, Toolkits and Whitepapers, Implementing Telehealth, COVID-19 | Tags: implementation, Remote patient monitoring, telehealth etiquette, telepsychiatry

This brief includes Medi-Cal's telehealth policy which outlines billing guidance for providers under the pandemic status.

| Categories: California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), News and Information, Implementing Telehealth, COVID-19 | Tags: Medi-Cal, reimbursement

This quick start guide is for health care providers who wish to implement simple web-based video to interact with their patients. It does not cover other types of telehealth, such as store- and-forward or remote patient monitoring, or the use of other telehealth technologies such as telemedicine carts or medical peripherals.

| Categories: Northwest Regional Telehealth Resource Center (NRTRC), Guides, Toolkits and Whitepapers, Implementing Telehealth, COVID-19 | Tags: workflow, implementation

This toolkit outlines telehealth guidance specific to California with an emphasis on the COVID-19 pandemic. This toolkit includes payor guidance for billing and coding telehealth services, privacy and security concerns and flexibilities, and key considerations when implementing telehealth into your practice.

| Categories: Guides, Toolkits and Whitepapers, Coding and Reimbursement, Implementing Telehealth, COVID-19, California Medical Association (CMA) | Tags: reimbursement, privacy and security, implementation

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Your use of the CMA website, including information provided on the COVID 19 Resource Page is governed by the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy linked below.  All CMA Content, including COVID 19 related content, is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended as medical or legal advice, or as a substitute for the medical advice of a physician or the legal advice of an attorney. Physicians should contact their professional liability and other insurers and an attorney for specific advice.

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