MedCity News April 1, 2024
Arundhati Parmar

Ever since the Covid-19 pandemic pushed telehealth to the forefront of American healthcare modalities, the genie has emerged from the lamp to quite a mixed crowd of cheerleaders and cheaters.

Ever since the Covid-19 pandemic pushed telehealth to the forefront of American healthcare modalities, the genie has emerged from the lamp to quite a mixed crowd of cheerleaders and cheaters.

On March 15, telehealth’s now proven benefits spurred four Republican and three Democratic United States House of Representative members to introduce legislation to extend telehealth flexibilities for Medicare beneficiaries.

The bill would permanently end geographic restrictions for certain telehealth services and allow rural health clinics and federally qualified health centers to receive Medicare reimbursements for the services.

Additionally, “The Telehealth...

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