Telehealth Guidance Documents for Employee Benefit Plans

Posted Alliance for Connected Care COVID-19, COVID-19 Highlights

The Departments of Labor (DOL), Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Treasury prepared FAQs regarding implementation of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and the CARES Act. Section 6001 of the FFCRA requires group health plans and health insurance issuers offering group or individual health insurance coverage to provide benefits for certain items […]

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State Telehealth and Licensure Expansion COVID-19 Dashboard

Posted Alliance for Connected Care Articles, COVID-19, COVID-19 Highlights, In the News

State Expansion of Telehealth and Licensing Waivers The Alliance has compiled a resource detailing state-by-state expansion of telehealth and licensing waivers during the COVID-19 pandemic. This document is updated regularly. Alliance for Connected Care — State Telehealth Expansion by Governor’s Orders 4-21-20 CMS Approved 1135 Waivers Under a disaster or emergency declaration and a public […]

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Telehealth Funding Announcements and Opportunities – COVID-19

Posted Alliance for Connected Care COVID-19, COVID-19 Highlights

The Alliance has compiled telehealth funding opportunities below. A list of appropriations from the third COVID-19 legislative package, the CARES Act, can be viewed here. Federal Communications Commission Report and Order On April 2, FCC released a report and order on the COVID-19 Telehealth Program and Connected Care Pilot Program. These programs provide funding for […]

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Recording Available: Virtual Hill Briefing – Using Telehealth to Address the Coronavirus Public Health Emergency

Posted Alliance for Connected Care COVID-19, COVID-19 Highlights, Events, In the News

During this event, telehealth leaders spoke to what their systems are doing and how they are using new flexibility created by Congress to deliver telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic.  A couple of teaser screenshots are included below.  Presentation PDF.  Dr. Ethan Booker, Medical Director at MedStar Telehealth Innovation Center “In February, we thought we had […]

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Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC) for Telehealth

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Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC) for Telehealth The National Emergency Management Association released guidance on using the Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC) to facilitate telehealth across state lines. EMAC is a national disaster-relief compact ratified by all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and all U.S. territories. On April 1, The National Emergency […]

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