Pricing depends on the state you are in and the functionality options you choose for your practice. Please contact us for details.
36 states have parity laws – Medicare/Medicaid State dependent
Please contact us to discuss the specifics of the state(s) you practice in.
The vast majority of routine orthopedic problems can be (at least) INITIALLY diagnosed and treated without touching the patient.
Medicine is highly repetitive and histories are predictable - Orthopedics is no different.
Average actual patient treatment time for providers on OrthoLive is less than 6 minutes.
You should definitely check with your med/mal carrier and inform them you will be bringing Telemedicine into your practice.
Most carriers we have spoken to have said they will NOT increase med/mal coverage pricing for existing patients.
Some carriers have stated there might be a small increase in coverage amounts if you are going to use telemedicine to see new patients.
We recommend you limit visits to non-emergent conditions for treatment and any condition noted to be urgent or emergent be told to proceed for an in-person visit. This still accomplishes the "first touch" and patient capture to your practice.
AWS (Amazon Web Services): HIPAA compliant data communications
ARMOR – secure data housing network of services
Neither of those platforms use HIPAA compliant video communication
Patients can access through smart phone, or mobile device.
Ortholive is compatible with iOS and Android operating systems
Connectivity: The better the Wi-Fi connection the better the video chat stream will work
You would be surprised how tech savvy older patients are and the ease of use of the Ortholive Application helps. The patient literally receives and opens a text, clicks a link, logs in, then answers a phone call. It’s that easy. Lastly, a lot of elderly patients have family members or caregivers who are usually available to help out
There is NO cost to the patient for App use – free download
The practice bills the medical insurance carrier just as if the patient were in-office for a visit. The same patient responsibility applies
You will use the same codes as if the patient was in-office for the visit. For example,
For the note, the provider must state where the patient was located at the time of the visit , where the provider was located, and that the visit was a telemedicine visit.
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