Medicare Releases Mandated Report on Medicare Telehealth Utilization, Barriers & Opportunities

Center for Connected Health Policy, November 27, 2018

Read the Center for Connected Health Policy’s synopsis of the document released by CMS on November 15th, in response to a requirement in the 21st Century Cures Act to issue a report on telehealth use, barriers and opportunities in Medicare, addressing four required elements, including: 1) identification of Medicare beneficiaries whose care may be improved most by telehealth services; 2) activities by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation that examine the use of telehealth; 3) types of high-volume services that might be suitable to be provided via telehealth; and 4) barriers that are preventing telehealth’s expansion.

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