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Comment Letter on CY 2022 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule

The Alliance for Connected Care submitted comments on the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) Proposed Rule for calendar year (CY) 2022, which includes several important reforms with respect to telehealth. The Alliance applauds the proposal to retain all Category 3 telehealth codes through the end of Calendar Year (CY) 2023 to provide an opportunity [...]

2021-09-19T20:24:54-04:00September 13th, 2021|

Summary: CY 2022 Proposed Physician Fee Schedule

On July 13, 2021, CMS released their proposed Calendar Year (CY) 2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule.Below is a summary of key payment and policy changes within the rule. Comments are due by September 13, 2021. Physician Fee Schedule Please find our summary of the PFS here.  Please find some topline elements and links below.   Press [...]

2021-08-27T15:48:08-04:00August 27th, 2021|

Back to School amidst the New Normal: Ongoing Effects of the Coronavirus Pandemic on Children’s Health and Well-Being

Kaiser Family Foundation: Back to School amidst the New Normal: Ongoing Effects of the Coronavirus Pandemic on Children’s Health and Well-Being KFF published a new research brief examining how COVID-19 has affected the health and well-being of children. Among the key findings, children’s utilization of telemedicine services increased since the start of the pandemic, however, [...]

2021-08-20T11:18:24-04:00August 13th, 2021|

Utah Department of Health Center for Health Data and Informatics

Utah Department of Health Center for Health Data and Informatics: A new literature review examines telehealth payment and makes conclusions whether legislation requiring payment parity should be considered. Key findings include: The costs of an ambulatory telehealth visit is on average around $40 lower compared to an in-person visit. Some telehealth services like ambulatory care take [...]

2021-08-20T11:09:46-04:00August 13th, 2021|

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Household Pulse Survey

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Household Pulse Survey According to the latest data from the latest data from the Census Bureau’s Household Pulse “near real-time” survey in partnership with HHS, telehealth usage dropped at the end of July and beginning of August, yet remains significantly above pre-pandemic levels. https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/covid19/pulse/telemedicine-use.htm

2021-08-20T11:59:49-04:00August 10th, 2021|
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