Serafi and Marks Quoted in MarketWatch on Access to Medicaid Health Coverage and Medicare Telehealth Services

On the second anniversary of the pandemic, here’s why it’s so hard to cancel COVID emergency powers
– MarketWatch

Manatt Health Partner Kinda Serafi and Senior Manager Jacqueline Marks were quoted in MarketWatch on the potential end of the COVID-19 public health emergency, and what it could mean for Medicaid beneficiaries as well as telehealth services.

“’We are really anticipating dramatic coverage losses,’ in part because many people have moved during the pandemic and may not receive state requests for information that are sent to outdated addresses,” said Serafi.

Surrounding Medicare coverage of telehealth services, Marks noted that coverage of mental health services delivered via telehealth “has already been extended, and there’s bipartisan support for legislation that would further expand telehealth beyond the pandemic.”

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