Empire BlueCross BlueShield and Mount Sinai Health System have reached an agreement to offer community paramedicine, ET3 and treat-in-place options.
On September 13, 2021, the CMS announced its decision to withdraw the ET3 NOFO due to insufficient applications received. CMS considered its options carefully before reaching the decision to not implement the medical triage line component of the Model. The insufficient number of applications received would not allow for a sufficient number of Agreements to adequately determine whether the medical triage line intervention described in the NOFO has the potential to maintain or improve quality of care for beneficiaries and reduce Medicare program spending under the Model.
National Association of Mobile Integrated Healthcare Providers names final 2 director seats to complete the Inaugural Board of Directors.
The American Medical Association is launching an effort to use telehealth expansion as a means of improving digital literacy in underserved populations.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb recently signed into law Indiana House Enrolled Act 1118 (IN HB1118), which aims to facilitate the sharing of mental health safety plans with first responders to ensure the safe transition of patients back into a community.
The mobile integrated health (MIH) program utilizes the expertise of a nurse practitioner to provide quality care, identify patient needs and gaps in care while connecting patients with the most appropriate resource.