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The Alliance convened over 80 organizations in a letter to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) calling on the DEA to finalize the special registration for telemedicine. Background on the DEA Telemedicine Regulation Special registration to prescribe controlled substances through telemedicine was originally called for in the Ryan Haight Act of 2008. The Ryan Haight Act […]
CMS released a survey of Medicare beneficiaries during COVID-19 View CMS press release According to the survey, the most common type of forgone care because of the pandemic was dental care (43%), followed by regular check-up (36%), treatment for ongoing condition (36%), and diagnostic or medical screening test (32%). The most common reason cited for […]
CMS added 11 new services to the Medicare telehealth services list on a subregulatory basis. Medicare will begin paying eligible practitioners who furnish these newly added telehealth services effective immediately, and for the duration of the PHE. These new telehealth services include certain neurostimulator analysis and programming services, and cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation services. A […]
The Alliance submitted comments on the CY 2021 Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Changes to Part B Payment Policies.