Membership in the Telehealth Alliance of Oklahoma, Inc. is open to organizations and individuals with an interest in telehealth and improving access to healthcare in Oklahoma.
Membership Benefits and Fees
Telehealth Information Resource Center
TAO provides timely updates on state and federal telehealth regulations, reimbursement, and other issues. Technical assistance is available for those needing additional information.
TAO monitors state and federal legislative activity and keeps members up to date. TAO and its members support legislation that benefit telehealth and resulting improved access to healthcare in Oklahoma.
One American Telemedicine Association Membership (ATA) is included per organization as part of the TAO Institutional Membership with full ATA membership benefits, a $235 value. TAO members assigned to the TAO /ATA roster also have access to purchased recordings of presentations and workshops from the annual ATA meeting.
The annual conference provides Oklahoma providers and administrators with up-to-date clinical, legal, and professional continuing education. Other educational opportunities such as workshops, forums, and educational presentations at monthly meetings offer information on telehealth related research, operations, and market trends.
TAO offers the opportunity to network with other professionals interested in telehealth via meetings, emails, and conferences. This encourages collaboration as a group and between members.
TAO Membership Options
Tier 1: $1,500 – Independent businesses, consulting firms, service providers. Membership renewed yearly. (Up to 2 assigned TAO members)
Tier 2: $2,500 – Business with whom TAO maintains a contractual relationship to share the benefit, investment, and return of its membership program. Vendors supply discounted rates for TAO members. Relationship does not expire. (Up to 3 assigned TAO members.)
|Tier 1||Tier 2|
|Discount on mailing list rental||10%||25%|
|Discount on Display space at TAO sponsored conferences. (Does not include conferences where TAO sponsors a telehealth track.)||15%||30%|
|1 ATA membership (individual membership benefits -$235 value)||✔||✔|
|Reduced rate to attend training events||15%||30%|
|Receive HTRC newsletters||✔||✔|
|Listed in Annual Report||✔||✔|
|Online Business Directory||100 word description||500 word description, Company logo|
|Opportunity to write informational articles for TAO website and provide instruction in TAO classes.||✔||✔|
$2,500 for a network membership plus available discount of 50% for additional sites part of the network Level 3C and above. Levels 1-2C in the network can join for $250. (Up to 8 assigned members per network membership. Unlimited number of additional sites which will have assigned members as under individual facility membership).
Example: Network Blue has a large main hospital, 4 small hospitals, 2 Level3C clinics and 1 Level1C clinic. Network Blue pays $2,500 for the network / 1 large hospital. The small hospitals can join for $375, the Level 3C clinics at the $250 level, and the Level 1C clinic at the $250 level. Each site that pays for a membership will also have 1 ATA membership.
Individual Facility Membership
Level I– Large Hospitals (250 plus licensed beds) – $1,500 (Up to 8 assigned TAO members per hospital)
Level II – Mid-Sized and Specialty Hospitals (100 to 250 licensed beds) – $1,000 (Up to 6 assigned TAO members per hospital)
Level III – Educational Institutions – $1,500 (Up to 5 assigned TAO members per hospital)
Level IV – Small Hospitals (Under 100 beds) – $750 (Up to 4 assigned TAO members per hospital)
Level V– Clinics, Home Health Agencies, Long-Term Facilities, Community Mental Health Facilities, other Healthcare Providers not otherwise shown – (Up to 3 assigned TAO members per facility)
- Level1C – 1-10 FTE providers – $300
- Level 2C – 11-25 FTE providers – $400
- Level 3C – 26-100 FTE providers $500
- Level 4C – 101+ FTE providers $600
Level VI – Tribal, government, state agencies, association, other non-providers $750 (Up to 3 TAO members)
Individual Membership – $250
Student Membership – $50
*Last revised June 7, 2016