December 27, 2018
This quarter the payer space continues to push digital initiatives. In the last few months CMS announced that home health organizations could get Medicare reimbursement for remote monitoring. Meanwhile, private insurers charge on with digital health programs geared to tackle chronic conditions, mental health and overall wellness.
Read on for a roundup of Q4 payer news. Check out Q1, Q2, and Q3 ...
September 16, 2015
An Oscar-branded Misfit Flash device.
Oscar, a small New York City-based health insurer noted for its individual focus and digital health savvy, has secured a $32.5 million investment from Google Capital, one of the search giant's two investment arms. The investment may well be strategic, according to the Wall Street Journal, which broke the story.
Last April, Oscar raised $145 million in a...
September 11, 2015
by Jonah Comstock
Telehealth is officially in its heyday. With Teladoc's recent IPO, major recent venture rounds for MDLive, DoctorOnDemand, and a slew of official guidelines out last year from organizations like the American Medical Association, the Federation of State Medical Boards, and the American Academy of Pediatrics, it's hard to ignore the fast-growing popularity of virtual doctor visits...
September 26, 2012
Telcare Blood Glucose Meter
Digital health management company Healthrageous is teaming with health insurer Highmark to test the latest iteration of its behavior modification program for type 2 diabetes.
Highmark is sponsoring a six-month trial that started in July at Acosta Sales and Marketing, a self-insured company in Jacksonville, Fla., for diabetes self-management using Healthrageous...