Admin Grants Employers Flexibility To Offer Stand-Alone Telehealth

By Amy Lotven / June 29, 2020 at 3:15 PM
The Trump administration is allowing employers to provide stand-alone telehealth coverage to part-time or seasonal or other workers not eligible for group coverage without fear of non-compliance, a move celebrated by telehealth stakeholders who’ve been lobbying the administration and Congress on the issue. Stakeholders still want legislative action to make the policy permanent. The administration announced the enforcement relief in a wide-ranging frequently asked questions (FAQ) memo issued June 23. “We are grateful the Administration understands the importance of providing...

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