Sep 14, 2023
The Senate, Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee Chair Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Sen. Roger Marshall (R-KS) released an updated version of the Bipartisan Primary Care and Health Workforce Act, which the committee plans to markup Sept. 21.
Sep 5, 2023
A new study published this month in The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety finds that virtual MDRs combined with other interventions led to more than 60% of discharges being below the mean LOS at Yuma Regional Medical Center in Arizona and delivered other benefits.
Aug 4, 2023
The Sept. 12-13 sessions seek input on whether to permit telemedicine prescribing for certain controlled substances without an in-person evaluation.
Aug 2, 2023
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) July 13 issued its physician fee schedule proposed rule for calendar year (CY) 2024.
Jul 18, 2023
AHA today voiced support for the Protecting Rural Telehealth Access Act (S.1636/H.R. 3440), legislation that would make permanent several telehealth flexibilities provided during the public health emergency.
Jul 17, 2023
AHA letter in support of the Protecting Rural Telehealth Access Act (S.1636/H.R. 3440).
Jul 17, 2023
AHA letter in support of the Protecting Rural Telehealth Access Act (S.1636/H.R. 3440).
Jun 20, 2023
Research about the Penn Medicine OnDemand telemedicine program for employees showed that virtual visits ended up being 23% less expensive to deliver than in-person appointments.
May 16, 2023
Hospitals may continue to bill through calendar year 2023 for certain outpatient physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech language pathology services, Diabetes Self-Management Training, and Medical Nutrition Therapy provided by hospital staff to Medicare beneficiaries in their homes through…
May 12, 2023
Telehealth Access for America, an AHA-supported campaign to protect patient access to critical telehealth services, urged Congress to make permanent certain Medicare telehealth flexibilities granted during the COVID-19 public health emergency and extended through 2024 by the Consolidated…