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FaceMyDoc Review

FaceMyDoc Review

FaceMyDoc: Is it Legit or a Scam? I first heard of FaceMyDoc about a year ago via the digital marketing space. After seeing some posts on forums and social media, I finally decided to check FaceMyDoc out for myself. I personally preferred their vibe to that of other companies. It felt like their entire platform is specifically meant for beginners just starting out in telehealth. And it’s not just a software platform; FaceMyDoc is the only company that I know of in the space that offers an entire turn-key business opportunity for licensed healthcare providers. From software, medical billing, risk…
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Calibrate Raises $100M Series B for Weight Loss Platform

Calibrate Raises $100M Series B for Weight Loss Platform

In its first year since launch, weight loss telehealth platform Calibrate raised $100 million in capital funding from investors. The series B funding round was co-led by Founders Fund and Tiger Global, both new investors, and had participation from Optum Ventures and existing investors. In addition to the funding, Brian Singerman, a partner at Founders Fund, will join Calibrate’s board of directors. “We know that investing in preventative care works intuitively,” Calibrate’s founder and CEO Isabelle Kenyon said. “And so, year one at Calibrate was really about proving through outcomes and results that that makes sense, and that equation makes…
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Masks are now Optional for Bay County Employees

Masks are now Optional for Bay County Employees

I am sure, by now, you’ve heard that the School Board recently voted to make masks optional for employees. The conversation with the board was NEVER about masking for students, the Governor’s Executive Order prohibits mask mandates for students, but we did start the school year with a two-week mask requirement for employees at my direction. Masks continue to be optional for students and are now optional for all employees. Early in the summer, we were hoping that this school year would give us an opportunity to return to some of our “normal” operating procedures, but as the Delta variant…
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Additional Charges Brought on $784 Million Telehealth Scam

Additional Charges Brought on $784 Million Telehealth Scam

The owner of multiple telemedicine companies has again been indicted by a federal grand jury for quarterbacking and concealing one of the largest Medicare fraud and kickback schemes pursued by the Department of Justice. Creaghan Harry of Highland Beach, Florida, allegedly billed $784 million in false and fraudulent Medicare claims, more than $247 million of which was paid out, the DOJ wrote in a Tuesday release detailing the superseding indictment. Federal prosecutors allege that Harry and two co-conspirators (who were previously charged and pleaded guilty) sought illegal payments from durable medical equipment (DME) companies related to orders for DME braces…
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Telehealth is Here to Stay Regardless of the  Pandemic

Telehealth is Here to Stay Regardless of the Pandemic

You may have heard of telehealth services during the coronavirus pandemic. Perhaps you’ve heard of news reports recommending it as a way to get medical care despite social distancing. However, do you know how it works and how it can help you? To answer this question, we’ll talk more about telehealth’s growing popularity. Then, we will go through its features and weigh its pros and cons. More importantly, see why it’s here to stay and how it may improve in the long run. At the time of writing, the pandemic is still a pressing public health issue. Fortunately, online health…
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