CMS Says Statute Limits Telehealth As Push To Keep Expansion Grows

By Michelle M. Stein / June 3, 2020 at 3:03 PM
CMS tells Inside Health Policy that extending many of the newly waived restrictions on telehealth beyond the pandemic would require Congress to step in, despite the president’s executive order aimed at making some COVID-19 regulatory waivers permanent. Stakeholders are pressing lawmakers and CMS to extend the COVID-19 telehealth waivers, and some lawmakers have expressed support for extending regulatory waivers and easing state licensing restrictions that affect telehealth across state lines. The agency has issued numerous waivers and multiple rules...

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