340 ORGANIZATIONS SEND LETTER TO CONGRESS URGING ACTION ON TELEHEALTH

Congress Must Act to Ensure Patients and Providers Don’t Fall Off the “Telehealth Cliff" When Public Health Emergency Ends Today, 340 organizations signed a letter urging Congressional leaders to make telehealth flexibilities created during the COVID-19 pandemic permanent. Those signing this multi-stakeholder letter include national and regional organizations representing a full range of health care [...]

2021-04-08T13:43:08-04:00June 29th, 2020|

Letter to Congress Urging Action on Telehealth

Congress Must Act to Ensure Patients and Providers Don’t Fall Off the “Telehealth Cliff” When Public Health Emergency Ends Today, 340 organizations signed a letter urging Congressional leaders to make telehealth flexibilities created during the COVID-19 pandemic permanent. Those signing this multi-stakeholder letter include national and regional organizations representing a full range of health care stakeholders [...]

2021-02-16T15:55:48-04:00June 29th, 2020|

Letter to Alexander Preparing for the Next Pandemic

The Alliance submitted comments to Senate Finance Committee Chair Alexander's white paper outlining recommendations and important questions to better prepare for future pandemics. Public Health Capabilities – Improve State and Local Capacity to Respond Make permanent HHS temporary telehealth waiver authority during emergencies Facilitate telehealth care across state borders Expand broadband access to ensure [...]

2021-02-16T15:58:03-04:00June 26th, 2020|

Healthcare Leaders Form Taskforce on Telehealth

Healthcare Leaders Form Taskforce on Telehealth Policy View a pdf version here. Amidst an unprecedented increase in the use of remote medical services, 20 of the nation's leading healthcare voices today announced the formation of a Taskforce on Telehealth Policy aimed at developing long-term recommendations. The taskforce will be convened by the National Committee for Quality Assurance, Alliance for [...]

2020-07-29T10:36:05-04:00June 18th, 2020|

CDC Telehealth Guidance

Using Telehealth to Expand Access to Essential Health Services during the COVID-19 Pandemic CDC issued guidance for healthcare systems, practices, and providers using telehealth services to provide virtual care during and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic. The guidance describes the landscape of telehealth services, provides strategies to increase telehealth uptake, and offers potential limitations of telehealth [...]

2020-06-11T13:24:42-04:00June 11th, 2020|

Other Telehealth Guidance Documents

Guidance on Fraud and Anti-kickback Regulations from the HHS Inspector General In response to the public health emergency, leading provider organizations and the Alliance for Connected Care expressed interest in ensuring the ability of providers to waive co-pays or provide some telehealth services at no cost -- to encourage more seniors to access needed care. [...]

2020-06-12T13:29:55-04:00June 5th, 2020|
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