May 07, 2020

Topics: Physician Compensation, Reimbursement, COVID-19

April 24, 2020

FCC Accepting Applications for $200M Telehealth Program Funding

Update: On June 25, 2020, the FCC’s COVID-19 Telehealth Program stopped accepting new applications.

COVID-19 continues to push the federal government to eliminate barriers to full-scale adoption of telehealth services.     

Following a March 17, 2020 announcement that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) would relax telehealth restrictions on Medicare and make telehealth available for a broader number of patients, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved the COVID-19 Telehealth Program

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Topics: Reimbursement, Telehealth, COVID-19

March 26, 2020

How Does COVID-19 Telehealth Expansion Affect Providers?

UPDATED April 7, 2020: There have been updates to the proposed rule which can be found here

Telehealth services have become even more critical in caring for patients as the COVID-19 pandemic quickly evolves. In order to temporarily remove barriers to practice telehealth, the Federal Government and many States are making sweeping changes in Telehealth Waiver provisions. 

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Topics: Telehealth, COVID-19

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