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Calculating new reimbursements for your practice

Mar 31, 2020 10:50:32 AM / by The Babyscripts Team posted in Reimbursement, COVID-19

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As the nation learns to navigate the realities of a pandemic world, traditional healthcare structures are proving insufficient for the current crisis. Providers are responding to the demands of a quickly spreading virus and an overburdened hospital system by changing the way they interact with patients — not in the office, but virtually.

In the field of obstetrics specifically, practices are adapting by completely revising the prenatal visit schedule, with some reducing in-person visits to as low as five. [For more on this, read New Prenatal Schedule enhanced with technology to deal with COVID-19: Best Practices from Cone Health]. To stay connected and manage patients in between visits, providers are leveraging technological touch points like video visits, remote patient monitoring, mobile apps, and telephone visits. 

Additionally, there have been changes in reimbursements to respond to these necessary changes.

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3/27/2020 Weekly Roundup: Top Articles this Week

Mar 27, 2020 9:49:33 AM / by The Babyscripts Team posted in Market Intelligence, In the News, Clinical Guidance

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Based on the conversations we are having with OBGYN practices, information being published in the media, and guidance delivered from professional organizations, it is clear that practices are quickly rolling out reduced prenatal visit schedules to keep patients outside of the clinic. Providers are able to stay connected with patients between visits by leveraging telemedicine, remote patient monitoring, and telephonic visits, with reimbursement codes to bill for those technological touch points. Take a look at some of the top articles referencing these topics in this week's roundup! 

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Educating Through Virtual Care in a Time of Crisis

Mar 24, 2020 12:17:46 PM / by The Babyscripts Team posted in Patient Education, COVID-19

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We fear what we don’t know, and the unknowns surrounding coronavirus are myriad. Lack of information on the nature of COVID-19 has affected pregnant women in particular, a population whose normal responses are already compromised by their unique situation. 

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New Prenatal Schedule enhanced with technology to deal with COVID-19: Best Practices from Cone Health

Mar 24, 2020 12:01:17 PM / by The Babyscripts Team posted in Virtual Care, COVID-19, Customer Story

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Interview with Kelly Leggett, MD, MHA, Chief Clinical Transformation Officer at Cone Health

 

As the President and other officials call for the use of telehealth to help stop the spread of COVID-19, healthcare providers may be wondering how best to implement these solutions at their practices.

We spoke to Dr. Kelly Leggett, an OB-GYN at Cone Health and their Chief Clinical Transformation Officer, about how Cone Health is using Babyscripts to support their pregnant population at this time, and her best advice for health systems looking to use telehealth solutions.

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Up to Date Industry Guidance on COVID-19

Mar 20, 2020 4:25:24 PM / by The Babyscripts Team posted in Market Intelligence, Clinical Guidance, COVID-19

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Due to the dynamic nature of COVID-19, best practices and protocols are changing every day. We've compiled a one-stop resource page for up to date industry guidance on COVID-19 and pregnancy care that we'll be updating as new information presents itself.
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3/20/2020 Weekly Roundup: Top Articles on COVID-19 and Pregnancy

Mar 20, 2020 3:56:39 PM / by The Babyscripts Team posted in Market Intelligence, In the News, COVID-19

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As COVID-19 continues to dominate the news cycle, we're taking some time every week to highlight the most relevant articles for our industry.

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Important Information on Reimbursement for Digital and Telehealth Services

Mar 20, 2020 12:58:50 PM / by The Babyscripts Team posted in Remote Patient Monitoring, Virtual Care, Reimbursement, COVID-19

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ACOG has released new information on reimbursement for digital and telehealth services as both public and private health insurers have taken steps to increase access due to concern over the spread of COVID-19. 

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Disaster Response: Keeping Patients Up-To-Date Through Virtual Care

Mar 18, 2020 4:53:06 PM / by The Babyscripts Team posted in Patient Education, Custom Campaigns, Babyscripts, COVID-19, Customer Story

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Originally published 3/6/2020

As Novel Coronavirus 2019 spreads in the US, the need to communicate accurate, up-to-date information to patients is a top priority for providers.

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Babyscripts Response to COVID-19

Mar 18, 2020 4:41:31 PM / by The Babyscripts Team posted in Corporate Communication, Virtual Care

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In the wake of WHO declaring COVID-19 a global pandemic and the President announcing a national state of emergency, our thoughts are with all those affected, particularly the vulnerable pregnant and new mothers whose health, safety and peace of mind are at risk and whose wellbeing is at the heart of everything we do.

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