Focus Turns To Congress For Telehealth Changes After COVID-19

By Chelsea Cirruzzo / June 12, 2020 at 3:24 PM
Stakeholders continue to call for some of the relaxed telehealth requirements to be continued after the pandemic, with some turning their focus towards Congress, while beneficiary advocates caution against moving too quickly to make certain telehealth aspects permanent. The Trump administration eased various regulatory burdens during COVID-19 through waivers and multiple rules, including those that increased the ability of providers to use telehealth in Medicare. A May executive order called on agencies to explore which waivers to make permanent. However,...

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