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HHS released the Calendar Year 2021 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS), which makes payment and policy changes under Medicare Part B for physicians, with significant telehealth provisions included. Also, the White House Issued an Executive Order on Improving Rural Health and Telehealth Access.
Commercial Plan Guidance from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Commercial health plans have also taken broad actions to increase access to telehealth services during the COVID-19 public health emergency. View AHIP’s list of ways health insurance providers are taking action to respond to COVID-19. CMS has issued sets of FAQs encouraging states and […]
Today, 225 organizations signed a letter to House Telehealth Caucus Representatives Thompson, Welch, Matsui, Schweikert, and Johnson endorsing the Protecting
Access to Post-COVID-19 Telehealth Act of 2020 (HR 7663).
Taskforce on Telehealth Policy Public Comment Town Hall Please join us to share your thoughts on key telehealth policy questions post-COVID-19 at a Public Comment Town Hall on August 4 at 1pm ET. Register here: https://bit.ly/3jRpQ7y The Alliance for Connected Care is proud to be partnering with NCQA and the American Telemedicine Association to launch […]
Legislative Advocacy Kickoff with the House Telehealth Caucus The Alliance for Connected Care joined several organizations to host a virtual rally with House Telehealth Caucus Representatives Thompson (D-CA), Welch (D-VT), Schweikert (R-AZ) Johnson (R-OH) and Matsui (D-CA) to discuss the bipartisan Protecting Access to Post-Covid-19 Telehealth Act. The Alliance for Connected Care (“The Alliance”) was […]