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Telehealth in Maine: Reimbursement & Sustainment Webinar Series

August 29 – November 16, 2018
Every Other Wednesday at 2:00pm ET


Presented by NETRC in collaboration with the Maine Telehealth Forum and with support from Maine CDC, Rural Health and Primary Care Program.


Join us for a Maine webinar series on policy updates and strategies for telehealth sustainability. Organizations from across the state will present their experiences with reimbursement, outline opportunities & challenges for implementation, and share case studies of successful telehealth programs.


Audience: Clinicians, Administrators, and Connected Health Enthusiasts, as well as leaders in accountable care and population health.


Thank you for joining us for the webinar series! Click on the links below to access each of the webinar recordings and slide decks.

August 29

An Overview of the Telehealth Landscape


Introduction and update of telehealth policies in Maine


Speakers: Danielle Louder, Program Director, and Andrew Solomon, MPH, Project Manager, Northeast Telehealth Resource Center, and Susan Woods, MD, CMIO, Mercy Hospital



September 12

MaineCare Telehealth Policies


Overview of current MaineCare telehealth rules and opportunities for increased access.


Speakers: Samuel Senft, JD, MPH, Director of Policy, and Thomas Leet, JD, Comprehensive Health Planner II, Office of MaineCare Services



September 26

Sustaining Telehealth: Reimbursement Case Studies for Tele-Neurology


Strategic approaches to telehealth and case studies on reimbursement.


Speakers: Melinda Lovering, System Director of Virtual Health, Covenant Health, and Lisa Chartier, Manager, Billing & Follow Up, Community Clinical Services



October 10

MaineHealth Telehealth: A Systematic Approach


Strategic approaches to integrating telehealth across a health system.


Speakers: Tom Caswell, Director, and Jasmine A. Kurywczak, Program Manager, MaineHealth Telehealth



October 24

Leveraging Telehealth Collaborations: Experiences and Aspirations from a Community Hospital


Experiences of a spoke/hub hybrid delivering telehealth services such as direct-to-consumer urgent care, and receiving services such as telestroke.


Speaker: Jerry Dubois, MHA, Director of Telemedicine, York Hospital



November 16

A Value Approach to Telehealth Implementation & Sustainability


Innovative options for securing revenue and sustainable support.


Speakers: Christian Milaster – Ingenium Healthcare Advisors; Dr. Sue Woods – ConnectME Authority and Danielle Louder – NETRC



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