The telehome category will grow from $6.5 billion in 2013 to nearly $24 billion in 2019, increasing its share of the market from 40% in 2013 to 55% by 2019.
eCareCoordinator and eCareCompanion are the first clinical applications to be available through the cloud-based digital health platform.
More than $2.3 million went to the Evidence-Based Tele-Emergency Network Program and another $600,000 to the Telehealth Resource Centers.
Each virtual visit costs $40, and the majority of this money goes to the physician, according to Spruce Health's CEO Ray Bradford.
Under the new rules, all patients have to do is provide verbal or written consent to being treated through telehealth at an initial meeting with their provider.
Originally, the company was incubated within Orange SA, France's leading telecom and technology company, and launched independently in 2013.
Existing investors include Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), Cardinal Partners, HLM Venture Partners, Trident Capital, and New Capital Partners.
Patients using the Amwell app on iOS 8 devices will be able to share health data from Apple's new Health app with a doctor during their video visit.
Within this group, 33% of employers plan to offer these services without incentives or penalties, while 15% will do so with incentives and penalties.
Called Planned Parenthood Care, the service starts with client logging into the website or mobile app and connecting with a clinician to set up a video chat.