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MA plans could use more telehealth services under proposed rule

Dive Brief: CMS proposed a rule Friday that would allow Medicare Advantage and Part D plans to cover additional telehealth benefits starting in 2020. Specifically, Medicare plans will have more leeway on telehealth payments “to meet the needs of their enrollees,” CMS said. The agency’s proposal would also update the methodology for calculating star ratings. The… Read More »

Medicare to expand beneficiary access to telehealth services

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is significantly enhancing telemedicine benefits to patients in the Medicare Advantage and Part D programs. The changes would give Medicare Advantage plans more flexibility in response to patient needs, including more access to telehealth being paid by Medicare. “I am especially excited about proposed changes to allow additional… Read More »