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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

Connected Care Updates – November 27

This update includes: Alliance Submits Statement for the Record for Senate Finance Health Hearing on Medicare Telehealth CMS released the Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2025 Proposed Rule House Energy & Commerce Committee: Health Subcommittee Markup Hearing and notable research and news developments

November 27th, 2023|

Alliance Submits Statement for the Record for Senate Finance Health Subcommittee Hearing on Medicare Telehealth Permanency

The Alliance for Connected Care submitted a statement for the record to the Senate Finance Committee, Subcommittee on Health for the hearing, "Ensuring Medicare Beneficiary Access: A Path to Telehealth Permanency." The Alliance focused its comments on: Recommendations for a permanent telehealth expansion that Congress should consider, including steps to ensure equitable access; Other non-Medicare recommendations that we believe Congress should prioritize; and While we generally do not believe additional telehealth guardrails are needed, we offer some options that would be operationally feasible for health care organizations to implement without significantly disrupting patient access to care. Read the full [...]

November 13th, 2023|

Connected Care Updates – October 30

This update includes: Alliance Co-Leads 112 Organizations Requesting Telehealth Practitioners Privacy Are Protected NIH Study Found Telehealth Supported Retention in Treatment for OUD HHS Released Resource on Privacy and notable research and news developments

October 30th, 2023|

Alliance and Over 110 Organizations Request CMS to Ensure Telehealth Practitioners Privacy Are Protected

The Alliance for Connected Care, in partnership with the American Telemedicine Association, led 112 organizations in a letter  requesting that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to take action on preserving the benefits of telehealth by ensuring telehealth practitioners working from a home-based (or other) location do not need to report that private residence to the federal government for purposes of either enrollment or billing. Currently, CMS allows practitioners to render telehealth services from their home without reporting their home address on their Medicare enrollment or billing paperwork. This will end on December 31, 2023.  The current location-based [...]

October 20th, 2023|

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