How Covid 19 Could Reshape Telemedicine Sector in Arizona us

Published: April 2, 2020

More primary care providers in Arizona are now able to virtually triage sick patients and provide ongoing care through telehealth solutions. Equality Health’s Dr. Mark Stephan recently talked to the Phoenix Business Journal about how it is changing the industry.

Special report: How COVID-19 could reshape telemedicine sector in Arizona, US

By Angela Gonzales – Senior Reporter, Phoenix Business Journal

Since starting United Telehealth Corp. in May 2019, Dr. Nima Ghadimi has invested $7.5 million of his own savings to get his Scottsdale telemedicine business off the ground.

During that time, he provided about $3 million in free services because insurers wouldn’t cover those costs.

That’s changing as Gov. Doug Ducey issued an executive order March 25 requiring health insurers to expand telemedicine coverage for all services that normally would be covered for an in-person visit. Read the full article here.