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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 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|

Alliance for Connected Care Opposes Duplicate Coding for Telehealth Services

The Alliance for Connected Care sent a letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding the consideration of new telehealth codes as proposed by the American Medical Association (AMA) in 2023. The AMA Relative Value Scale Update (RUC) Committee in May proposed 17-20 new telehealth codes to be considered in the [...]

2024-02-02T11:29:25-04:00January 31st, 2024|

Alliance for Connected Care Urges AMA to Ensure Coding for RPM and RTM Accurately Represents Clinical Utilization

The Alliance for Connected Care sent a letter to the American Medical Association's (AMA) CPT Editorial Panel in response to its February 2024 meeting agenda, which includes Tab 50 - Remote Monitoring. The public agenda seems to indicate major revisions to remote physiologic monitoring (RPM) and remote therapeutic monitoring (RTM). The Alliance is concerned [...]

2024-02-02T11:35:22-04:00January 18th, 2024|

Connected Care Updates – December 11

This update includes: Alliance Response to OIG RPM Alert OMB Releases Regulatory Agenda for Fall 2023 Hearing on the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Reauthorization Act (S. 3393) And Other Legislation E&C Advances Bills to Increase Patients’ Access to Health Care and notable research and news developments

2023-12-12T14:42:05-04:00December 11th, 2023|

Connected Care Updates – November 27

This update includes: Alliance Submits Statement for the Record for Senate Finance Health Hearing on Medicare Telehealth CMS released the Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2025 Proposed Rule House Energy & Commerce Committee: Health Subcommittee Markup Hearing and notable research and news developments

2023-11-27T16:18:06-04:00November 27th, 2023|

Alliance Submits Statement for the Record for Senate Finance Health Subcommittee Hearing on Medicare Telehealth Permanency

The Alliance for Connected Care submitted a statement for the record to the Senate Finance Committee, Subcommittee on Health for the hearing, "Ensuring Medicare Beneficiary Access: A Path to Telehealth Permanency." The Alliance focused its comments on: Recommendations for a permanent telehealth expansion that Congress should consider, including steps to ensure equitable access; Other [...]

2023-11-13T19:06:43-04:00November 13th, 2023|

Connected Care Updates – October 30

This update includes: Alliance Co-Leads 112 Organizations Requesting Telehealth Practitioners Privacy Are Protected NIH Study Found Telehealth Supported Retention in Treatment for OUD HHS Released Resource on Privacy and notable research and news developments

2023-10-30T11:18:29-04:00October 30th, 2023|

Alliance and Over 110 Organizations Request CMS to Ensure Telehealth Practitioners Privacy Are Protected

Read the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' response to our comments here. The Alliance for Connected Care, in partnership with the American Telemedicine Association, led 112 organizations in a letter  requesting that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to take action on preserving the benefits of telehealth by ensuring telehealth practitioners [...]

2024-01-03T18:54:40-04:00October 20th, 2023|
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