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CMS Lifts More Telehealth Requirements In Medicare Amid COVID-19

By Chelsea Cirruzzo / March 30, 2020 at 11:30 PM
CMS on Monday (March 30) made sweeping regulatory changes to telehealth, further easing use of telehealth in Medicare by lifting requirements on provider relationships and face-to-face care, as well as expanding telehealth in hospice and home health, to tackle COVID-19. CMS said in a press release Monday that it will now reimburse providers under Medicare for more than 80 additional telehealth services, including emergency department visits, nursing facility discharge visits, and home visits. Telehealth services must be provided by a...


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