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CMS | President Expands Telehealth Benefits for Medicare Beneficiaries during COVID-19 Outbreak

March 17, 2020

COVID-19: The President has Expanded Telehealth Benefits for Medicare Beneficiaries during COVID-19 Outbreak

Today, the Trump Administration announced expanded Medicare telehealth coverage that will enable beneficiaries to receive a wider range of healthcare services from their doctors without having to travel to a healthcare facility. Beginning on March 6, 2020, Medicare—administered by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)—will temporarily pay clinicians to provide telehealth services for beneficiaries residing across the entire country.

To read the Fact Sheet on this announcement, click here.

To read the Frequently Asked Questions on this announcement, click here.

This guidance, and earlier CMS actions in response to the COVID-19 virus, are part of the ongoing White House Task Force efforts. To keep up with the important work the Task Force is doing in response to COVID-19, click here. For information specific to CMS, please visit the Current Emergencies Website.

CMS Coronavirus Partner Virtual Toolkit

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is taking action to protect the health and safety of our nation’s patients and providers in the wake of the 2019 Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. As you’ve seen, CMS is amplifying information from CDC as well as issuing guidance specific to the populations we serve. To help you stay up to date on CMS and HHS materials available on the Coronavirus, a virtual toolkit has been posted. We encourage you to share resources with your members, bookmark the page, and check back often for the most up to date info.

For more information on COVID-19, visit:

This guidance, and earlier CMS actions in response to the COVID-19 virus, are part of the ongoing White House Task Force efforts. To keep up with the important work the Task Force is doing in response to COVID-19, click here Coronavirus.gov.  For information specific to CMS, please visit the Current Emergencies Website.

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