Telehealth

March 15, 2022

CLIENT ALERT: Congress Extends Certain FQHCs’ Flexibility to Furnish Medicare Telehealth Services Post-COVID

2022-07-20T16:10:14-04:00By , |Categories: Client Alerts, Health Care|Tags: , , , |

On March 15, 2022, President Biden signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2022 (CAA 2022), Pub. L. No. 117-103, a comprehensive funding bill that extends certain flexibilities that were permitted during the coronavirus [...]

May 26, 2020

CMS Expands FQHCs’ Flexibility to Furnish Telehealth Services During COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

2022-01-26T15:27:22-05:00By , |Categories: Blog, Health Care|Tags: , , , , |

On May 8, 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) published a regulation exercising additional flexibility relating to payment and services under the Medicare and Medicaid programs in response to the [...]

April 17, 2020

CMS Releases Implementing Guidance on FQHCs Furnishing Distant Site Medicare Telehealth Services During the COVID-19 Emergency

2021-11-03T17:34:28-04:00By |Categories: Blog, Health Care|Tags: , , , , |

On April 17, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued guidance implementing Section 3704 of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) Act, which was signed into law [...]

April 14, 2020

CMS’s New COVID-19 Medicare FAQs Provide Detail on FQHCs’ Flexibility to Provide Virtual Services During the COVID-19 Emergency

2022-01-26T15:24:08-05:00By , |Categories: Blog, Health Care|Tags: , , , , , |

On April 9, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) Billing (“ COVID-19 FAQs”). This guidance document, addresses, among other issues, [...]

April 10, 2020

FCC Moving Fast to Initiate COVID-19 Telehealth Program: $200 Million in Additional Telehealth Infrastructure Funding for Certain Entities Including Health Centers

2021-11-03T17:38:26-04:00By , , |Categories: Blog, Health Care|Tags: , , , , , |

Though it is not at the forefront of national coverage, there is an important program for telehealth infrastructure support within the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (“CARES”) Act.[1]  With public and private [...]

April 08, 2020

CLIENT ALERT: Patient Confidentiality During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

2021-11-03T17:38:53-04:00By |Categories: Blog, Client Alerts, Health Care|Tags: , , , , , |

Each week brings additional information and guidance from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) related to the applicability and enforcement of the federal laws and regulations related to patient confidentiality during [...]