As part of COVID-19 national emergency,

Trump: HHS Will Waive Hospital, Telehealth Restrictions

By Michelle M. Stein / March 13, 2020 at 10:40 PM
President Donald Trump on Friday (March 13) said his national emergency orders will give broad authority to loosen telehealth restrictions and waive other Medicare regulations, many of which affect hospitals. Hospitals praised the national emergency declaration for breaking down regulatory barriers. “The emergency orders I'm issuing today will also confer broad new authority to the Secretary of Health and Human Services. The Secretary of HHS will be able to immediately waive provisions of applicable laws and regulations to give doctors,...

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