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CMS Directs Expansion of Telehealth Services to Medicare Beneficiaries

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On April 30, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued another round of sweeping regulatory waivers and rule changes to deliver expanded care to the nation’s seniors and provide flexibility to the healthcare system during the COVID-19 pandemic. These changes include CMS’s efforts to expand beneficiaries’ access to telehealth services so that doctors and other providers can deliver a wider range of care to Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries in their homes.

CMS issued a press release detailing the expansion of telehealth services and highlighting other additional waivers and rule changes.

Read the CMS press release.

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The information contained in this post may not reflect the most current developments, as the subject matter is extremely fluid and constantly changing. Please continue to monitor Yeo & Yeo’s COVID-19 Resource Center for ongoing developments. Readers are also cautioned against taking any action based on information contained herein without first seeking professional advice.

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