Stakeholders To Congress: Make PHE Telehealth Policies Permanent

By Maya Goldman / July 27, 2021 at 3:27 PM
More than 400 organizations, mostly health care providers and technology companies, pushed for COVID-19 telehealth flexibilities to be made permanent in a letter sent to congressional leadership Monday (July 26). Telehealth has exploded since the onset of the COVID-19 public health emergency, thanks in part to temporary flexibilities from CMS that allow providers to be reimbursed for telehealth at parity with in-person services and make it easier for telehealth to be used by both providers and beneficiaries. But the letter...

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