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Preparing for the PHE End
October 26, 2022

Key dates to help telehealth providers prepare for the end of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency.

CCHP’s 50 State Telehealth Policy Summary Report
October 21, 2022

Today the Center for Connected Health Policy (CCHP) is releasing its bi-annual summary of state telehealth policy changes for Fall 2022. Additionally, we are also making available a summary chart showing where states stand on many key telehealth policies, as well as an infographic highlighting our key findings.

COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Extended
October 17, 2022

COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Extended: Thursday October 13, 2022 HHS Secretary Becerra renewed the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) for another 90 days through mid-January 2023. The Biden Administration has said that it will provide a 60-day notice prior to the expiration of the PHE, likely to occur in mid-November.

New Research Affirms Telehealth’s Efficacy, Role in Expanding Mental Healthcare
October 10, 2022

New research shows that telehealth can enhance healthcare quality, with telehealth patients experiencing a similar or better performance in some quality measures than patients receiving in-person care.

Medicare Telehealth
October 4, 2022

Actions Needed to Strengthen Oversight and Help Providers Educate Patients on Privacy and Security Risks.

CMS Announces Roadmap for End of the COVID-19 PHE
August 29, 2022

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced on August 18 that it has developed a roadmap for the eventual end of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE). During the COVID-19 PHE, CMS has used emergency waiver authorities to establish regulatory flexibilities for providers that enabled access to health care. Most of these waivers and flexibilities will terminate at the end of the PHE. CMS developed an initiative for reestablishing program requirements and health and safety standards when the PHE ends.