Category Archives: Health Insurance

A new white paper shows the massive untapped potential for telehealth acceptance

Telemedicine Provider in front of people silhouettes

What is holding up telehealth acceptance? Some clues can be gleaned from a recent white paper published by Avizia shows the significant percentage of the population that has yet to discover telehealth.    According to this white paper, 82% of patients surveyed have not used telemedicine as a source of care.  Of the 18% who […]

Anthem Insurance – Not Gonna Pay for That ER Visit

Non-emergency

The maneuver A while back, Anthem Insurance began reviewing discharge diagnoses from the emergency room and implemented a policy in certain states where certain “non-emergency” diagnoses were not going to be paid for by the insurer.  Those earlier states included Georgia, Kentucky and this past June, Missouri.  Now Anthem is expanding that policy to Indiana […]