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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

430+ Organizations Urge Congress to Address ‘Telehealth Cliff’

430 Organizations Urge Congress to Address ‘Telehealth Cliff’ Letter to Congressional Leaders Highlights Telehealth Priorities Washington, DC – July 26, 2021 – Today, 430 organizations sent a letter to Congress to urge policymakers to address the “telehealth cliff.” The letter was co-led by the Alliance for Connected Care, American Telemedicine Association, Consumer Technology Association, eHealth Initiative, HIMSS, Health Innovation Alliance, Partnership to Advance Virtual Care, and PCHAlliance. If Congress does not act before the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE), Medicare beneficiaries will lose access to virtual care options which have become a lifeline to many. The letter [...]

July 26th, 2021|Tags: |

ASPE ISSUE BRIEF: State Medicaid Telehealth Policies Before and During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

ASPE ISSUE BRIEF: State Medicaid Telehealth Policies Before and During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency This ASPE issue brief examines state Medicaid telehealth coverage and policies before and after the COVID-19 PHE was declared in January 2020. KEY POINTS Some state Medicaid programs have been innovators and early adopters of telehealth for the delivery of services, often paying for care via telehealth not traditionally covered by Medicare. For instance, even before the PHE, 47 states allowed for behavioral services to be delivered via telehealth and 36 states did so for primary care. Since the COVID-19 PHE, states have significantly expanded [...]

July 19th, 2021|Tags: |
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