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FCC seeks feedback on proposed $100M telehealth pilot program

The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday adopted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for a new $ 100 million Connected Care Pilot Program and is requesting public comment on the initiative. The three-year pilot is intended to boost the use of telehealth for low-income patients, veterans and rural Americans by leveraging the FCC’s existing Rural Health… Read More »

More Rural Patients Using Telehealth — If They Can Afford It : Shots – Health News – NPR

Enlarge this image After a difficult time in her life, Jill Hill knew she needed therapy. But it was hard to get the help she needed in the rural town she lives in, Grass Valley, Calif., until she found a local telehealth program. Salgu Wissmath for NPR hide caption toggle caption Salgu Wissmath for NPR… Read More »

Healthcare Leaders Praise Telehealth Advancements, Delayed E&M Coding Changes in Recent CMS Rule

Late in the afternoon on Thursday, Nov. 1, the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published a final rule that provides updates to the Physician Fee Schedule and calendar-year 2019 Quality Payment Program (QPP), which encapsulates the Medicare Incentive-based Payment Program (MIPS) and Advanced Payment Models In the proposed rule, which was released… Read More »