Telehealth compliance after the public health emergency
Verrill attorneys David G. Lazarus and Alicia M. Siani recently published an article in Compliance Cosmos titled, “Telehealth compliance after the public health emergency.” In it they discuss how COVID-19 impacted telehealth usage for healthcare workers, patients, Medicare beneficiaries, and various health plans. During the pandemic the federal government and states each implemented an assortment of temporary policies, PHEs (public health emergency policies) designed to increase access to telehealth services in response to COVID-19. While many healthcare providers, including hospitals, medical practices, imaging centers/office-based labs, and urgent care facilities are investing in telehealth infrastructure, many are unable to do so because PHEs are ending.
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