Press Releases

CCHP’s press releases offer a glimpse into CCHP’s most exciting recent efforts.

  • The fifth edition of the Center for Connected Health Policy’s (CCHP) State Telehealth Laws and Reimbursement Policies Report will be available tomorrow, April 20, 2017.  CCHP’s report is the most comprehensive report on state telehealth laws, regulations and Medicaid policies available and contains the most current and up to date information for all 50 states and the District of Columbia.  The full report will be available at no cost to the public on CCHP’s website, which also includes a state interactive map to more easily access this information.  CCHP also will make available an updated easy to read two-page fact sheet and infographic summarizing the report’s key findings.

  • An updated version of the fourth edition of the Center for Connected Health Policy’s (CCHP) State Telehealth Laws and Reimbursement Policies Report will be available tomorrow, Sept. 27, 2016.  CCHP’s report is the most comprehensive report on state telehealth laws, regulations and Medicaid policies available and contains the most current and up to date information for all 50 states and the District of Columbia.  The full report will be available at no cost to the public on CCHP’s website, which also includes a state-by-state interactive map to more easily access this information.  CCHP also will make available an updated easy to read two-page fact sheet and infographic summarizing the report’s key findings.

  • The fourth edition of the Center for Connected Health Policy’s (CCHP) State Telehealth Laws and Reimbursement Policies Report is now available!  CCHP’s report is the most comprehensive report on state telehealth laws, regulations and Medicaid policies available and contains the most current and up to date information for all 50 states and the District of Columbia.  The full report is available at no cost to the public on CCHP’s website, which also includes a state-by-state interactive map to more easily access this information.  This year, CCHP has also created an easy to read single page fact sheet and infographic summarizing the reports key findings.  

  • CCHP has reflected  on the trends and observations in Telehealth State Policies over the last few years. We notice that several key trends have begun to emerge on how states are responding to the need to create more informed policies related to telehealth practices.

  • The nine-month project will be the first ever effort to compile field-wide research on telehealth’s role within the Triple Aim – better care and better health at lower costs – into a single catalog.

  • CCHP will partner with a select group of California-based federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) to assess the true cost of telehealth-delivered services.

  • As the federally designated National Telehealth Policy Resource Center, CCHP is collaborating with South Central Telehealth Resource Center - known for their exceptional training and educational resources - on a series of comprehensive telehealth policy training modules beginning in early 2014.

  • The Center for Connected Health Policy (CCHP) applauded Gov. Jerry Brown, Assemblyman Dan Logue (R-Chico), and the California State Rural Health Association (CSRHA) for their work on AB 415, the Telehealth Advancement Act of 2011, which will update California telehealth law and remove outdated administrative and regulatory policy barriers to the use of crucial telehealth services.

  • The California HealthCare Foundation (CHCF) announced today the establishment of the California Center for Connected Health (CCCH), a strategy and planning body to lead and coordinate telehealth adoption throughout the state. The Sacramento-based organization will be led by Sandra Shewry, former director of the California Department of Health Care Services, who will become president and CEO, effective January 1, 2009.