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Future of Telehealth: 6 Pieces of Federal Legislation We're Watching

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Future of Telehealth: 6 Pieces of Federal Legislation We're Watching

Future of Telehealth: 6 Pieces of Federal Legislation We're Watching

There are currently dozens of telehealth bills in Congress. As is the case with most pieces of federal legislation, a majority of these bills will go nowhere. However, some have the potential to become law and significantly reshape or at least affect the rules concerning the delivery and coverage of telehealth services.

Remote Therapeutic Monitoring Debuts in CMS 2022 Proposed Rule

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued its 2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule. Within it are some potentially significant developments concerning remote therapeutic monitoring (RTM), which we will discuss below.

Telehealth Legislation We're Watching: CONNECT for Health Act

A broad, bipartisan group of 50 senators recently reintroduced the CONNECT for Health Act for a fourth time, and there is an expectation that this massive telehealth bill could become law. The bill was first introduced in 2016 and is generally considered the most comprehensive telehealth legislation in Congress. The latest version is officially known as the Creating Opportunities Now for Necessary and Effective Care Technologies (CONNECT) for Health Act of 2021.

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