BSA offering virtual care options for patients during COVID-19 pandemic

AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - BSA Health System is offering a virtual care option for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. A BSA news release said patients can access their healthcare providers while staying safe in their home. Some of the services provided include video visits with the patient’s provider, e-visits without video via interactive communication and messaging to the patient’s provider. Officials said the benefits of using these online services includes reduced drive time for appointments, having family present for the visit and the convenience of having a single critical question answered by phone or video. Patients can request these online services here. Patients without a current

COVID-19 Prompts Payers to Show ‘Real Appreciation’ of Home-Based Care

Like every other provider in the home-based care industry, Addus HomeCare Corporation (Nasdaq: ADUS) has spent the past three months grappling with the coronavirus. In the short term, that has meant decreased visit volumes and reduced revenues. But in the long-term, Frisco, Texas-based Addus is optimistic the COVID-19 emergency will usher in a number of positives for the company — and the industry as a whole. “Both from a payer and a family standpoint, what we’ve seen over the last two or three months is a real appreciation of what we do in the home and how that can help keep patients … safe,” CEO Dirk Allison said Tuesday during a presentation at William Blair’s Annual Growth Stock Conferen

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