As leaders in risk-management for telemental health (i.e., telepsychiatry, telepsychology, online therapy, distance counseling, telenursing, telespeech pathology), the TeleMental Health Institute is delighted to bring you a list of names and links to service companies which offer you:
Video service providers are not obligated to tell health providers about their professional obligations or related mandates. As HIPAA “covered entities” however, clinicians serving US citizens need to use technology that is complaint with all relevant state, provincial and federal laws. Providers in other countries must be compliant with relevant laws in the countries whose citizens they serve. For more information about these issues, you may want to consider taking TMHI courses or webinars to be sure you have mastered needed competencies related to legal, ethical and clinical risk-management issues before using any technology to serve clients or patients who rely on your professionalism.
Does Company Offer Only HIPAA “Compliance” or Do They Support It with a Business Associate Agreement (BAA)?
Fees per Month
|CarePaths||Company claims HIPAA compliance||Varies: $5 to $37/month|
|Chiron Health||Company claims HIPAA compliance and offers Business Associate Agreement||Fee – 0.5% of practice collections|
|Choruscall||Company claims HIPAA compliance and offers Business Associate Agreement|
|CloudVisit Telemedicine||Company claims HIPAA compliance and offers Business Associate Agreement|
|CNOW, Inc.||Company claims HIPAA compliance and offers Business Associate Agreement||Customizable|
|Counsol||Company claims HIPAA compliance||Listing – $9.95/month
Standard – $29.95/month
Plus – $49.95/month
These prices are limited time offers.
Regular prices are $29.95, $54.95, and $69.95 respectfully
|Doxy.me||Company claims HIPAA compliance and offers Business Associate Agreement||Free|
|Influxis||Company claims HIPAA compliance and offers Business Associate Agreement|
|Interactive Care||Company claims HIPAA compliance|
|MedWeb||Company claims HIPAA compliance|
|OmniJoin by Brother||Company claims HIPAA compliance||14-day Free Trial
Individual Plan – $49 to $79/month
|ReachHealth||Company claims HIPAA compliance and offers Business Associate Agreement|
|Revation||Company claims HIPAA compliance|
|SBR Health||Company claims HIPAA compliance and offers Business Associate Agreement||$5-10k setup plus $200/mo/active user, 5 user minimum|
|Secure Telehealth||Company claims HIPAA compliance and offers Business Associate Agreement|
|Shepell fgi||Company claims HIPAA compliance|
|Secure Video||Company claims HIPAA compliance and offers Business Associate Agreement||Free Individual Plans; Multi-User Plans also Available|
|Soltrite||Company claims HIPAA compliance||Multiple pricing options starting at $200/month|
|TeleHealth365, Inc||Company claims HIPAA compliance and offers Business Associate Agreement||Free secure Video Conferencing Room. No credit card required.|
|thera-LINK||Company claims HIPAA compliance and offers Business Associate Agreement||$45/month unlimited use
$30/month for 5 sessions
Prices scalable for practices of all sizes
|V2VIP||Company claims HIPAA compliant “encryption”||Varies – Begins at $19.99/month|
|VIA3||Company claims HIPAA compliance and offers Business Associate Agreement||$29.99/month|
|Vidyo||Company claims HIPAA compliance and offers Business Associate Agreement|
|Virtual Therapy Connect||Company claims HIPAA compliance and offers Business Associate Agreement||SPECIAL OFFER: Select TeleMental Health Institute as your referral source with any Gold subscription and receive 10 HIPAA compliant legal templates for FREE! ($249 Value)|
|Vitel Net||Company claims HIPAA compliance|
|Vsee||Company claims HIPAA compliance and offers Business Associate Agreement||Free – $299/month; $49/month|
|WeCounsel||Company claims HIPAA compliance and offers Business Associate Agreement|
The TMHI staff has been working with video platform companies for more than 20 years. If you are shopping for a service and need to minimize trial-and-error, schedule a consult with a TMHI staff person today.
* TMH Institute does not endorse any specific vendor, product or service depicted or described on our website or training materials. We do help you identify your needs and find companies who can best meet them. We also do not advise you to use any particular technology feature to the exclusion of any other features to serve any particular population. As the treating clinician, such choices ultimately must reside with you. We do offer you information about the evidence base, our experience, our knowledge of many service providers listed above and access to our coursework, white papers, blog and newsletter. We have partnerships with multiple companies and sometimes receive a fee for referrals. TMH Institute referrals and publications rely on the opinions of TMH Institute’s research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. TMHI disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to our consultation or coursework for your specific clinical purposes or its underlying research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness. Buyer beware and please do your own due diligence when it comes to researching service providers for health care purposes. Make sure they are in compliance with HIPAA at the time of your purchase by requesting their written BUSINESS ASSOCIATES AGREEMENT as required by law. Also note that your own state law may be more stringent than HIPAA. Obtain the advise and legal review of all service contracts by an informed, legal counsel in all states, provinces and countries you serve.
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