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Circulation: Telehealth: Lessons Learned From the Pandemic and Keys to Effective Research and Policy Design

Circulation: Telehealth: Lessons Learned From the Pandemic and Keys to Effective Research and Policy Design Telehealth and virtual care encompass a complex variety of services and technologies, spanning multiple specialties, disciplines, and populations. This complexity can help in establishing the guiding principles for the use of telehealth, after the resolution of the public health [...]

2023-11-27T16:26:01-04:00June 19th, 2023|

MedPAC: June 2023 Report to the Congress: Medicare and the Health Care Delivery System

Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC): June 2023 Report to the Congress: Medicare and the Health Care Delivery System MedPAC released its June 2023 report to Congress, which includes 10 chapters, including the mandated report to Congress on telehealth in Medicare. As mandated by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2022, the Commission presents data on the use of [...]

2023-11-27T16:23:47-04:00June 15th, 2023|

JAMA Network: Expansion of Telehealth Availability for Mental Health Care After State-Level Policy Changes From 2019 to 2022 

JAMA Network: Expansion of Telehealth Availability for Mental Health Care After State-Level Policy Changes From 2019 to 2022  A JAMA Network Open study by researchers from Harvard and the Rand Corporation found that the number of sites offering telehealth for mental health went from 39.4 percent in the second quarter of 2019 to 88.1 percent [...]

2023-11-27T16:27:18-04:00June 13th, 2023|

Health Affairs: Telehealth And Network Adequacy: A Recipe To Advance Access?

Health Affairs: Telehealth And Network Adequacy: A Recipe To Advance Access? Telehealth’s ability to address mobility, transportation, and geographic barriers has begun to transform the way individuals pursue care. Insured individuals’ access to care has historically been governed by a single tool: network adequacy standards. Authors propose that telehealth can augment network adequacy’s ability [...]

2023-11-27T16:28:17-04:00June 12th, 2023|

Connected Care Updates – June 12

This update includes: Alliance Support Letter for DC Bill Alliance Leads More than 185 Organizations in a Letter Supporting the Telehealth Expansion Act Ways and Means Expands Health Benefit Options, Increases Flexibilities for Small Business Workers Reps. Sherrill (D-NJ) and Harshbarger (R-TN) Introduce Expanded Telehealth Access Act (H.R. 3875) Wyden Presses FDA and [...]

2023-06-12T12:57:17-04:00June 12th, 2023|

Alliance Leads More than 185 Organizations in a Letter Supporting the Telehealth Expansion Act

The Alliance for Connected Care led 188 organizations in a letter urging House Ways & Means Committee leaders to advance the Telehealth Expansion Act of 2023 (H.R. 1843/S. 1001) to the full House of Representatives for consideration. The Telehealth Expansion Act of 2023 is a bipartisan, bicameral bill that would make permanent the pandemic-era [...]

2023-06-07T22:33:28-04:00June 7th, 2023|

Statement on the Telehealth Expansion Act of 2023

The Alliance for Connected Care is pleased to support the Telehealth Expansion Act of 2023 (H.R. 1843/S. 1001) and applauds Representatives Steel (R-CA), Lee (D-NV), Smith (R-NE), and Schneider (D-IL) and Senators Daines (R-MT) and Cortez Masto (D-NV) for their leadership in introducing this bipartisan, bicameral legislation. This bill would make permanent the CARES Act [...]

2023-06-07T15:41:13-04:00June 6th, 2023|

MDH Study Shows Potential for More Accessible Health Care Through Telehealth

Minnesota Department of Health (MDH): MDH Study Shows Potential for More Accessible Health Care Through Telehealth A study by MDH highlights the potential for telehealth to make care more accessible while providing similar levels of service to traditional, in-person ways of delivering care. The report, which focus on Minnesotans with private health insurance coverage, [...]

2023-11-27T16:22:22-04:00June 1st, 2023|
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