Chiron Health Announces Partnership and Telemedicine Technology Integration with Kareo

Chiron Health has partnered with Kareo to enable independent physician practices to deliver high­-quality patient care through reimbursable telemedicine visits

Chiron Health, a leading provider of HIPAA­-compliant video visit technology and reimbursement services, today announced that the company has partnered with Kareo, a complete technology platform purpose­-built to meet the needs of independent practices.

This partnership signifies cooperative efforts between Chiron Health and Kareo to provide health IT solutions to expand and drive business for healthcare practices while providing patients with access to high quality care. Now over 10,000 independent practices across the country currently using Kareo can seamlessly schedule video visits through telemedicine technology.

“We’re excited to bring a simple telemedicine solution to practices using Kareo. This partnership will allow Kareo practices to strengthen the ongoing relationship with a primary care doctor and drive revenue by replacing unpaid phone calls with fully reimbursable video visits,” said Andrew O’Hara CEO, Chiron Health.

Chiron Health promotes patient engagement by enabling physicians and mid­level providers to connect with patients over secure video and guides practices through the complexities of telemedicine regulations and reimbursement. Now providers using Kareo and Chiron Health can easily drive revenue, practice efficiency and boost patient satisfaction with a seamless workflow integration and the industry’s first telemedicine insurance Rules Engine, a “big data” approach to managing telemedicine reimbursement laws and private payer policies.

“We are very enthusiastic about the financial opportunity and operational flexibility that telemedicine offers physicians working in independent practices”, said Rob Pickell, Chief Strategy Officer of Kareo. “Through this partnership with Chiron Health, we can now offer an additional way to deliver patient care that meets the needs of patients and providers while extending the value of Kareo to our growing customer base”.