Senate Health Committee Chair Wants to Make Telehealth Changes Permanent

Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander recommended the federal government permanently extend policy changes that allow physicians to be reimbursed for a telehealth appointment wherever the patient is located as well as policy changes that doubled the number of telehealth services that could be reimbursed by Medicare. He also said there are 29 other temporary federal policy changes that could also be considered for being made permanent. Read more.