COVID-19: Telehealth and Virtual Care

May 29, 2020
AHA voiced support for legislation that would provide an additional $2 billion for hospitals and other health care providers to expand broadband and telehealth services during the COVID-19 crisis through the Federal Communication Commission Rural Health Care Program.
May 29, 2020
AHA letter to Rep. Eshoo expressing support of the Health Care Broadband Expansion During COVID-19 Act, which proposes improvements to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Rural Health Care Program.
May 29, 2020
AHA Expresses Support for the Health Care Broadband Expansion During COVID-19 Act, which proposes improvements to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Rural Health Care Program.
May 22, 2020
CMS issued a rule finalizing certain telehealth and network adequacy proposals for Medicare Advantage and Part D prescription drug plans for contract years 2021 and 2022, as well as certain provisions of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 and 21st Century Cures Act, among other changes. The agency…
May 14, 2020
More than 150 organizations, including hospitals, received $15 million in grants to increase telehealth training during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Health and Human Services announced.
May 12, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services May 12 and May 14 will host calls for hospitals, health systems and providers on COVID-19.
May 8, 2020
AHA urged the Federal Communications Commission to grant expedited approval to its request that the agency extend the COVID-19 Telehealth Program to all hospitals and other direct patient care facilities, regardless of their size, location, or for-profit or not-for-profit status.
May 1, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services, through its Health Resources and Services Administration, awarded $20 million to increase capability, capacity and access to telehealth and distant care services for providers, pregnant women, children, adolescents and families.
May 1, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) yesterday released a number of new waivers related to COVID-19.