Lexology July 20, 2021
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released a table copy of its calendar year 2022 Medicare physician fee schedule proposed rule. The proposed rule is chock full of policy updates concerning telehealth, remote physiologic monitoring (RPM), and new remote therapeutic monitoring codes. Coming on the heels of the significant telehealth waivers put in place during the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE), CMS proposes to continue the steady expansion of virtual care options with this rule.

With respect to telehealth, the proposed rule represents a mix of CMS-driven policy updates and implementation of legislative directives from Congress. For example, CMS built out in the proposed rule the regulatory framework to implement the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, which...

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Topics: CMS, Digital Health, Govt Agencies, Health IT, Insurance, Patient / Consumer, Physician, Primary care, Provider, Technology, Telehealth
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