Rural Health Model Gives Medicare Flexibilities, Money To Communities

By Chelsea Cirruzzo / August 11, 2020 at 7:12 PM
CMS on Tuesday (Aug. 11) gave details on its new rural health model, previously laid out in a recent executive order, and said the demo will have a track for rural communities and a track for accountable care organizations, with the first applications likely opening in September. On Aug. 3, President Donald Trump signed an executive order directing some telehealth flexibilities in Medicare be made permanent as well as laying out the new model. On the same day, CMS proposed...

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