Comments to CMS on a 2022 Proposed Physician Fee Schedule Rule Impacting Telehealth

The Business Group submitted comments on a proposed rule (CMS-1751-P) recommending proposed changes to increase access to health care services provided via telehealth.

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September 13, 2021

Specifically, the Business Group:

  • Agreed with CMS approach to continue evaluating temporary expansion of telehealth services that were added to the telehealth coverage list during the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) by permitting coverage of those services until the end of December 31, 2023.
  • Supported CMS approach to implement changes required by law to ease access to telemental health with specific caveats around the establishment of a doctor patient relationship and appropriate follow-up care.

Comments to CMS on a 2022 Proposed Physician Fee Schedule Rule Impacting Telehealth

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