Alliance Statement on the Telehealth Expansion Act of 2021

STATEMENT ON THE TELEHEALTH EXPANSION ACT OF 2021November 17, 2021WASHINGTON DC – There are more than 35 million Americans with high-deductible health plans coupled with a Health Savings Account (HDHP-HSAs). More than 50 percent of individuals with an HSA live in zip codes where the median income is below $75,000 annually. Reaching the deductible threshold [...]

2021-11-17T18:12:26-04:00November 17th, 2021|

Morning Consult: On-Demand Telehealth Is Booming Even as a Fierce Competitor Remains: the Doctor’s Office

Morning Consult: On-Demand Telehealth Is Booming Even as a Fierce Competitor Remains: the Doctor’s Office A new Morning Consult polling indicates that for now, most adults who use telehealth are sticking with virtual care from their doctors over on-demand services. “People are using their own doctors, and there aren’t these fly-by-night operations setting up to [...]

2021-11-09T16:13:45-04:00November 9th, 2021|

Alliance Submits Comments to Senate Finance Committee on Mental Health

The Alliance for Connected Care submitted a letter to the Senate Finance Committee providing input into the development of bipartisan legislation to enhance behavioral health and substance use disorder care for all Americans. Our letter includes recommendations to answer the following questions: What policies would encourage greater behavioral health care provider participation in these federal [...]

2021-11-09T13:50:44-04:00November 9th, 2021|

Summary: CY 2022 Final Physician Fee Schedule

On November 2, 2021, CMS issued the final Calendar Year 2022 (CY2022) Physician Fee Schedule (PFS), which makes payment and policy changes under Medicare Part B. View a summary produced by the Alliance for Connected Care here. Additional links are provided below:  Fact Sheet Final Rule MDPP Fact Sheet Overview of Major Policies  CMS has [...]

2021-11-09T13:08:52-04:00November 9th, 2021|

Protecting Patients and Telehealth Access: More Than 230 National Organizations Urge Governors Across the Country to Maintain and Expand Licensure Flexibilities Throughout Federal Public Health Emergency

Letter to Governors Stresses Urgency of Expiring Licensure Waivers and its Impact on Patient Access to Care Washington, DC – November 1, 2021 – Today, more than 230 organizations sent a letter to all 50 state governors urging them to maintain and expand licensure flexibilities enacted at the start of the pandemic for the duration [...]

2021-11-10T10:52:20-04:00November 1st, 2021|

The Impact of the Covid-19-Related Transition to Telehealth on Visit Adherence in Mental Health Care: An Interrupted Time Series Study

Springer Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research: The Impact of the Covid-19-Related Transition to Telehealth on Visit Adherence in Mental Health Care: An Interrupted Time Series Study This study examines the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic flexibilities on visit adherence for mental health services in an integrated behavioral health department [...]

2021-11-02T11:37:08-04:00October 30th, 2021|
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