As the COVID-19 pandemic continues across the United States, states, payers, and providers are looking for ways to expand access to telehealth services.
Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Congress and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have dramatically—but temporarily—expanded coverage and reimbursement for telehealth services.
On November 20, 2020, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) finalized a set of sweeping changes to the regulatory framework that governs fraud and abuse in the Medicare and Medicaid programs.
Congress and CMS have historically limited coverage of Medicare telehealth services to beneficiaries residing in rural areas and primarily in clinical settings.
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In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, state Medicaid agencies have temporarily expanded their telehealth coverage and reimbursement policies in varying degrees.
Our Manatt team, located in the heart of state government in Albany, NY, has created a resource center for the state’s key executive orders and agency guidance.
The COVID-19 pandemic is wreaking serious health and economic consequences on children and families.
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to widespread efforts by state agencies across the country to increase the ability of practitioners to provide services using telehealth.
Expansion of telehealth services during the COVID-19 pandemic has been critical to maintaining continuity of care and enabling providers to connect with patients virtually during a time when in-person interactions raise the risk of infection.