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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COVID-19 Resources and Guidance from Alliance Members and Partners

Posted Alliance for Connected Care COVID-19

The Alliance is closely monitoring developments regarding COVID-19 and will continue to update this page. Please send resources to cadamec@connectwithcare.org for inclusion on this page. The Alliance has compiled a resource detailing state-by-state expansion of telehealth and licensing waivers during the COVID-19 pandemic. during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Alliance also has a list of federal […]

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Alliance Comments on the COVID-19 Interim Final Rule

Posted Alliance for Connected Care COVID-19, Letters, Press Release

On April 14,  the Alliance for Connected Care wrote the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in response to the COVID-19 Interim Final Rule.   The Alliance emphasized the importance of the many changes that were made, and requested several next steps for CMS, leveraging new authorities that is has received under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, […]

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Alliance Comments on Medicare Advantage Regulation

Posted Alliance for Connected Care Letters, Press Release

The Alliance for Connected Care commented on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services proposed rule on “Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Contract Year 2021 and 2022 Policy and Technical Changes to the Medicare Advantage Program, Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Program, Medicaid Program, Medicare Cost Plan Program, and Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly.” In […]

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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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