Alliance Leads Over 200 Organizations in a Letter Urging Congress to Act on Telehealth

The Alliance for Connected Care convened well over 200 organizations on a letter, urging congressional leaders to act on telehealth earlier this year, to allow for implementation time prior to the expiration of statutory restriction on December 31, 2024. Without timely and decisive action from Congress, many Americans risk losing access to telehealth services [...]

2024-02-22T17:28:40-04:00February 22nd, 2024|

Alliance Joins Letter In Support of the States Handling Access to Reciprocity for Employment (SHARE) Act

The Alliance for Connected Care joined over 20 organizations in a stakeholder letter supporting the States Handling Access to Reciprocity for Employment (SHARE) Act (H.R. 1310). The bill would authorize the use of FBI criminal history record information for administration of interstate compacts. Read the letter here or below: [...]

2024-02-26T13:43:54-04:00February 20th, 2024|

OIG Telehealth Provided to Medicare Beneficiaries Complied with Medicare Requirements

Office of Inspector General (OIG): Telehealth Provided to Medicare Beneficiaries Complied with Medicare Requirements From March 2020 through November 2020 (audit period), Medicare Part B paid approximately $10.3 billion for Evaluation and Management (E/M) services, including telehealth services, provided to Medicare enrollees nationwide. There were concerns that the telehealth expansion increased the risk of [...]

2024-03-14T15:34:02-04:00February 13th, 2024|

Alliance for Connected Care Announces New Members and Leadership

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT Chris Adamec; cadamec@connectwithcare.org Alliance for Connected Care Announces New Members and Leadership WASHINGTON, D.C. February 13, 2024 – Today, the Alliance for Connected Care (“the Alliance”) welcomes several clinician and patient advocacy organizations to its membership, and a new Executive Director. During this critical policy year for telehealth and remote [...]

2024-02-13T09:43:29-04:00February 13th, 2024|

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Telemedicine Use Among Physicians by Physician Specialty: United States, 2021

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Telemedicine Use Among Physicians by Physician Specialty: United States, 2021 A CDC study found that primary care and medical specialists were more likely to be satisfied with telemedicine technology compared with surgical specialists. More medical specialists (27.4 percent) used telemedicine for 50 percent of their patient visits [...]

2024-04-08T14:57:12-04:00February 1st, 2024|
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