Cures 2.0 Sets Up Medicare Telehealth, Device Coverage Expansions

By Michelle M. Stein / November 16, 2021 at 7:00 AM
House Energy & Commerce oversight Chair Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI) plan to unveil a Cures 2.0 bill that would permanently ease certain Medicare telehealth requirements and codify a Medicare coverage pathway for innovative device coverage, among other wide-ranging policies. The bill also would require that CMS and FDA communicate on breakthrough drugs. Telehealth expansion. Cures 2.0 would include Reps. Buddy Carter (R-GA) and Lisa Blunt Rochester’s (D-DE) bill to make permanent certain Medicare telehealth policies...

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