Entries by Vanessa

Health Plans Integrate Virtual Speech Therapy to Improve Access to Care

There are many compelling reasons for numerous health plans, both commercial and Medicare Advantage, to now offer and cover a well-designed virtual speech therapy solution in their benefits packages. Here are a few of the leading components that account for increased adoption among managed care organizations: Growing Number of Health Plans Contract with Great Speech […]

Great Speech Virtual Therapy Services Support Cigna Commercial and Medicare Advantage Members

Members of Cigna’s Medicare Advantage and Commercial coverage plans now have in-network coverage for Great Speech’s virtual speech therapy services. Through Great Speech’s national network of specialized therapists with over 200+ licenses, members are connected with a therapist that works best for their individual needs regardless of their location. This plan allows Great Speech to […]

National Alzheimer’s Month: Value of Speech Therapy to Manage the Disease

November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, hosted by the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, and it is the ideal time to stop and recognize the speech pathologists who help dementia patients maintain their quality of life. About 6.5 million people in the U.S. are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease (AD), one of several forms of dementia. However, […]

National Healthcare Quality Week Celebrates Outcomes Standards for Patient Care, Including Virtual Speech Therapy

October 16-22 is Healthcare Quality Week, sponsored by the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ), to celebrate the profession and raise awareness of the positive impact healthcare professionals have in their organizations and communities. Healthcare competencies are vital in achieving quality, safety, equity, and value to meet patient expectations about their care. There was a […]