On March 17, 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) implemented a telehealth waiver (the “Waiver”) under the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2020, which allows the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) to temporarily waive certain Medicare restrictions and requirements regarding the delivery of telehealth services during the coronavirus public health emergency (the “Emergency”). Under the Waiver, CMS is expanding Medicare coverage for telehealth visits.
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