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Information affecting requirements for coding and billing of telehealth services - Kim Garner Huey
Waived Medicare Telehealth Restrictions
On March 6, 2020, President Trump signed into law the “Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplement Appropriations Act of 2020,” (H.R. 6074) which provided $8.3 billion in emergency funding for federal agencies to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak and gave Department of Health & Human Services’ (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar authority to waive certain Medicare telehealth restrictions. Effective March 6, 2020 and for the duration of the COVID-19 public health emergency, healthcare providers may offer expanded telehealth services under the waivers.
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March 17, 2020
CMS released FAQs outlining the new Medicare telehealth waiver.
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