PTs Wary Of Temporary Telehealth Extensions

By Cara Smith / May 21, 2024 at 6:31 PM
Updated Story Physical therapists are concerned the two-year telehealth and certain permanent extensions bills from the House Energy & Commerce and Ways & Means committees do not directly mention virtual physical and speech therapy reimbursement, creating uncertainty over whether therapists should invest in telehealth technology. Therapists and physical therapist organizations are supportive of payment parity between in-person and virtual appointments due to the increased cost incurred by new technology and assistants in brick-and-mortar offices. The additional guardrails...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive, detailed reporting on drug pricing reforms, Medicaid policy, FDA news and much more.