Stakeholders Welcome Telehealth Waiver Extension But Say Permanent Move Needed

By Cara Smith / January 14, 2022 at 5:22 PM
HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra’s renewal of the Public Health Emergency on Friday (Jan. 14) kept telehealth waivers in place for another 90-day period, but the short-term good news isn’t enough to secure long-term investment in telehealth, according to Kyle Zebley vice president of public policy at the American Telemedicine Association (ATA). With telehealth regulatory waivers now protected for the next few months, the ATA will continue its lobby to make the telehealth waivers permanent. The public health emergency declaration was...

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