Implementing or Expanding Tribal Telehealth Programs During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Potential questions/topics for Tribal officials and technical experts:
- What are the benefits of a telehealth program?
- How do you figure out if a telehealth program can be successful in your community?
- How to establish a telehealth program?
- What are the ongoing issues with billing for telehealth?
- How do you roll out a telehealth program and educate the community about the option to ensure maximum use?
- Can Tribal citizens outside of the service area utilize the Tribal telehealth option?
- How can providers ensure and protect patient confidentiality?
- How do you establish rapport with a patient in a telehealth setting?
*Note: these are intended to provide guidance. Additional topics are welcome.