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CMS Finalizes New Telehealth Rule for Medicare Advantage & more Telehealth Buzz

CMS Finalizes New Telehealth Rule for Medicare Advantage & more Telehealth Buzz On Friday, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services finalized a new rule for Medicare Advantage (MA) and Part D plans. While the new rule addresses a variety of issues, it specifically makes telehealth more accessible for MA recipients. MA plans can offer […]

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Doctor on Demand Partnership Expands Telehealth in Massachusetts

Massachusetts launched a partnership with Doctor On Demand last week to make telehealth available to the uninsured. Telehealth services will be provided free of charge to uninsured and Medicaid patients who have questions about COVID-19 or who have been identified through the state’s contact tracing efforts as needing telehealth care. Individuals will now have 24-hour, […]

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New Bill Addresses Reimbursement for Therapy Professionals & more Telehealth Buzz

New Bill Addresses Telehealth Reimbursement for Therapy Professionals A new bill, the Emergency COVID-19 Telehealth Response Act, would expand the list of healthcare providers able to treat patients via telehealth. US Reps. Cindy Axne (D-IA), Troy Balderson (R-OH), and French Hill (R-AR) introduced the bill last week to address the exclusion of therapy professionals, such […]

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Members of Congress urge CMS to allow telephone-only mental health care during COVID-19 & more Telehealth Buzz

Bipartisan Effort to Expand Access to Tele-mental Health for Medicare Recipients Last week U.S. Reps. John Katko (R-NY), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), and Grace Napolitano (D-CA) sent a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services urging the agencies to expand Medicare-covered telehealth services. The CARES Act […]

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Telehealth Reimbursement Coalition Update: Join Us March 29

The Telehealth Reimbursement Coalition developed out of conversations with attendees over the course of several CTeL Summits. Led by CTeL, and bringing together stakeholders from throughout the telehealth community, its goal is to make a research-based case for expanded and more equitable telemedicine reimbursement via Medicare, Medicaid, and private payers. Last year, the Coalition’s researchers […]

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Reminder: CTeL Summit Early Bird Rate Extended!

Forgot to take advantage of the early bird registration rate for CTeL Spring Telehealth Summit (June 13 and 14 in Washington, D.C.)? Good news: we’ve extended it until the end of this month! Don’t miss out on your chance to save more than $800 on the cost of registration before the savings disappear. Here are […]

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Go “Behind the Curtain” During Our March 20 Webinar on Billing!

Looking to learn exactly how to fill out billing forms for government and private payers alike? Seeking to better understand telehealth claim denials? Want the latest on recent changes to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule? If the answer to any of those questions is “yes,” then please join our March 20 CTeL Connects webinar: “Behind […]

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Drumroll, Please: The Full CTeL Spring Summit Agenda Comes Out Tomorrow!

It’s almost here! Tomorrow, we’ll be releasing the full agenda for the CTeL Spring Telehealth Summit (June 13 and 14 in Washington, D.C., with an optional Capitol Hill day on June 12). Here’s a little bit of what you can expect to see: A focus on legal and regulatory hot topics including telemedicine in the […]

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Save the Date: Reimbursement Workshop on March 20

Looking to learn exactly how to fill out billing forms for government and private payers alike? Seeking to better understand telehealth claim denials? Want the latest on recent changes to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule? If the answer to any of those questions is “yes,” then save the date for our March 20 CTeL Connects […]

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CTeL Spring Summit: Don’t Miss Out on Early Bird Savings!

We might still be in the middle of winter, but it’s definitely not too early to register for the CTeL Spring Executive Telehealth Summit! Our 12th gathering will take place on June 13 and 14, 2019, at the Capitol Hilton in Washington, D.C., with an optional pre-Summit Capitol Hill day on June 12. Join your […]

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