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During the pandemic, state and federal agencies waived many requirements to allow telehealth to be delivered across state lines. This flexibility allowed patients and providers to remain connected while safely adhering to all COVID-19 restrictions and protocols. As COVID conditions improve, some states’ telehealth regulations and rules are changing. These changes mean that as of August 31, 2021, we will no longer be able to schedule telehealth visits for patients located outside of Massachusetts. Read more.
To provide efficient, convenient, high-quality care close to home, Fenway Health offers telehealth visits.
Beginning on April 13th, you will be able to schedule video visits with your medical provider.
Telehealth is the use of digital communication technologies, like smartphones, tablets, and computers, to access and manage your health care away from your healthcare provider’s office.
Telehealth is safe, easy, convenient, and confidential.
Fenway Health is using Zoom Healthcare, which is a HIPAA secure platform. Your information is secured and protected.
Lifeline Program: Subsidized Phone and Internet Service
In order to help those with limited phone and internet service access crucial medical care provided using telehealth communications during the COVID-19 crisis, federal and state government agencies have increased support for the Lifeline program—a free or low-cost telephone and internet services for those in need.
All MassHealth members are eligible to participate in the Lifeline program. You may also qualify if you receive certain state of federal benefits such as Medicaid, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Supplemental Security Income, and more. You may also qualify if your household income is at or below 135% of the federal poverty guidelines.
Assurance Wireless (partnership with Virgin Mobile), SafeLink Wireless (partnership with TracFone Wireless), and StandUp Wireless. Verizon is the home phone and broadband service provider for the state
Department of Telecommunications and Cable’s Hotline
For assistance in applying or to get support with any challenges in the process call the Department of Telecommunications and Cable’s hotline at 800-392-6066, for assistance in applying or to get support with any challenges in the process.
If you want to use a tablet or a smartphone, you need to download the Zoom Application into your device.
You will receive an email the morning of your appointment and another text message reminder 1 hour before your appointment with information about how to connect to your healthcare provider.
You will be asked to enter your name. Please enter your first and last names.
Once your healthcare provider connects with you, you will be able to see and hear your healthcare provider just like you were in a traditional office visit. Based on this interaction, your healthcare provider will assess your condition and make recommendations for your ongoing care.