Telehealth and Medicine Today November 24, 2021
Sophia Albanese, Dr. Amar Gupta, Ilina Shah, Dr. Joanna Mitri

ABSTRACT

The COVID-19 pandemic led to temporary relaxations for telehealth with respect to physician licensure, geographic location, and eligible sites for reimbursement. Earlier policies had impacted the rate of adoption of telehealth and retarded the ability to derive full benefits related to cost, access to care, and quality of care. This aspect is analyzed using 2018 Medicare fee-for-service codes and rates for 10 telemedicine services. Based on the analysis of these data, additional research, and literature review, this report describes...

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Topics: CMS, Digital Health, Govt Agencies, Health IT, Healthcare System, Insurance, Medicare, Provider, Public Health / COVID, Technology, Telehealth
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