Telehealth Guidance Documents for Employee Benefit Plans

The Departments of Labor (DOL), Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Treasury prepared FAQs regarding implementation of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and the CARES Act. Section 6001 of the FFCRA requires group health plans and health insurance issuers offering group or individual health insurance coverage to provide benefits for certain items [...]

2021-06-14T12:09:27-04:00April 30th, 2020|

COVID-19 State Telehealth and Licensure Expansion Dashboard

State Expansion of Telehealth and Licensing Waivers During the public health emergency, all 50 states and the District of Columbia used emergency authority to waive some aspect(s) of state licensure requirements to facilitate patients getting care. This has provided an unprecedented opportunity for patients, providers, and policymakers to explore the impact of cross-state care. [...]

2023-08-03T12:29:03-04:00April 22nd, 2020|

Telehealth Funding Announcements and Opportunities – COVID-19

The Alliance has compiled telehealth funding opportunities below. A list of appropriations from the third COVID-19 legislative package, the CARES Act, can be viewed here. Federal Communications Commission Report and Order On April 2, FCC released a report and order on the COVID-19 Telehealth Program and Connected Care Pilot Program. These programs provide funding for [...]

2020-04-24T18:15:17-04:00April 6th, 2020|

Recording Available: Virtual Hill Briefing – Using Telehealth to Address the Coronavirus Public Health Emergency

During this event, telehealth leaders spoke to what their systems are doing and how they are using new flexibility created by Congress to deliver telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic.  A couple of teaser screenshots are included below.  Presentation PDF. Dr. Ethan Booker, Medical Director at MedStar Telehealth Innovation Center "In February, we thought we [...]

2020-08-05T10:20:40-04:00April 2nd, 2020|

Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC) for Telehealth

Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC) for Telehealth The National Emergency Management Association released guidance on using the Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC) to facilitate telehealth across state lines. EMAC is a national disaster-relief compact ratified by all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and all U.S. territories. On April 1, The National Emergency [...]

2020-04-10T13:18:01-04:00April 2nd, 2020|
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