Expansion of telehealth services in Medicaid and Medicare

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On October 14, 2020, CMS expanded the list of telehealth services that Medicare Fee-For-Service will pay for during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency (PHE). CMS is also providing additional support to state Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) agencies in their efforts to expand access to … Read More

CMS updates Medicare COVID-19 snapshot

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September 3, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released their monthly update of data that provides a snapshot of the impact of COVID-19 on the Medicare population. The updated data show over 773,000 COVID-19 cases among the Medicare population and nearly 215,000 COVID-19 hospitalizations.  [Note: As of … Read More