Our Members

The Alliance for Connected Care aims to:

Demonstrate the importance of Connected Care as a tool for improved quality and efficiency.

Build significant and high-level support for Connected Care among leaders in Congress and the Administration.

Enable more telehealth to support new models of care.

Lift geographic and site restrictions for telehealth in Medicare.

Establish a consensus-based, standardized definition of Connected Care to advance with policymakers.

Alliance News

Alliance Leads Over 200 Organizations in a Letter Urging Congress to Act on Telehealth

The Alliance for Connected Care convened well over 200 organizations on a letter, urging congressional leaders to act on telehealth earlier this year, to allow for implementation time prior to the expiration of statutory restriction on December 31, 2024. Without timely and decisive action from Congress, many Americans risk losing access to telehealth services they rely upon due to challenges with 2024 timelines needed to ensure 2025 benefits – such as federal payment rules, employer and health plan benefit decisions, and health provider workforce decisions. For more information and the Alliance’s advocacy, please click here. Read the letter here [...]

February 22nd, 2024|

Alliance Joins Letter In Support of the States Handling Access to Reciprocity for Employment (SHARE) Act

The Alliance for Connected Care joined over 20 organizations in a stakeholder letter supporting the States Handling Access to Reciprocity for Employment (SHARE) Act (H.R. 1310). The bill would authorize the use of FBI criminal history record information for administration of interstate compacts. Read the letter here or below:

February 20th, 2024|

Alliance for Connected Care Announces New Members and Leadership

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT Chris Adamec; cadamec@connectwithcare.org Alliance for Connected Care Announces New Members and Leadership WASHINGTON, D.C. February 13, 2024 – Today, the Alliance for Connected Care (“the Alliance”) welcomes several clinician and patient advocacy organizations to its membership, and a new Executive Director. During this critical policy year for telehealth and remote patient monitoring, it is essential to have a wide range of leading voices together in a coalition. With patients, hospital systems, physicians, nurses, technology innovators, retailers and health plans as members, the Alliance truly speaks with a cross-sector voice. Additionally, Chris Adamec will take over [...]

February 13th, 2024|

Alliance for Connected Care Opposes Duplicate Coding for Telehealth Services

The Alliance for Connected Care sent a letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding the consideration of new telehealth codes as proposed by the American Medical Association (AMA) in 2023. The AMA Relative Value Scale Update (RUC) Committee in May proposed 17-20 new telehealth codes to be considered in the CMS Medicare Telehealth Services List. The Alliance and its members oppose the creation of new telehealth codes that duplicate services already covered by the Medicare program for the following reasons:  Telehealth is a modality of care, not a different service. It is therefore inappropriate for [...]

January 31st, 2024|

Alliance for Connected Care Urges AMA to Ensure Coding for RPM and RTM Accurately Represents Clinical Utilization

The Alliance for Connected Care sent a letter to the American Medical Association's (AMA) CPT Editorial Panel in response to its February 2024 meeting agenda, which includes Tab 50 - Remote Monitoring. The public agenda seems to indicate major revisions to remote physiologic monitoring (RPM) and remote therapeutic monitoring (RTM). The Alliance is concerned that the revisions to RPM and RTM codes because we do not believe these changes would improve a clinician’s ability to manage care and we are concerned with downstream implications of this change – such as the potential exacerbation of concerns with appropriate utilization and [...]

January 18th, 2024|
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