Telehealth: A quarter-trillion-dollar post-COVID-19 reality?

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Telehealth: A quarter-trillion-dollar post-COVID-19 reality? Find on our: COVID-19 Telemedicine Research & Reports The claims-based analysis suggests that approximately 20 percent of all emergency room visits could potentially be avoided via virtual urgent care offerings, 24 percent of healthcare office visits and outpatient volume could be delivered virtually, and an additional 9 percent “near-virtually.” Furthermore, […]

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Medicare members using telehealth grew 120 times in early weeks of COVID-19 as regulations eased

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Medicare members using telehealth grew 120 times in early weeks of COVID-19 as regulations eased Find on our: COVID-19 Telemedicine Research & Reports The number of Medicare beneficiaries using telehealth skyrocketed in the early weeks of the pandemic. Almost 1.3 million members received telehealth services in the week ending April 18, compared to just 11,000 […]

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April CMS COVID-19 Interim Final Rule Summary

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On April 30, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has released another Interim Final Rule, implementing significant additional changes for telehealth.  Specifically, this Interim Final Rule includes more changes created using the statutory authority of Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).  These changes come from both new 1135 waivers and the […]

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