A new normal for telehealth requires reimbursement and benefit design

Truman Slate

Telehealth is the new normal as companies have invested in the technology to make it happen in the course of COVID-19, but how considerably of its use proceeds previous the pandemic depends on continuing authorities adaptability and in-individual reimbursement amounts and what insurers contain in their well being plans for 2021.

The Association of American Professional medical Faculties just lately despatched a letter to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Products and services Administrator Seema Verma urging the administration and Congress to make everlasting some of the telehealth waivers and flexibilities that had been put in put in the course of the COVID-19 community well being crisis.

The AAMC, among other suggestions, urges Congress and CMS to make everlasting the recent changes and make sure that reimbursement remains at a stage that will aid the infrastructure required to provide telehealth products and services.

The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) also despatched a

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