Continued Flexibility for Medicare Regulations, Telehealth, and HIPAA
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) extended the public health emergency for another 90 days through October 23, 2020.
With the continuation of the public health emergency, numerous flexibilities and waivers still remain in effect, including:
- CMS Blanket Waivers for Healthcare Providers – Update 7/28/2020
- Expansion of Medicare Telehealth Coverage
- Relaxed Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) requirements
In addition to the extension of the public health emergency, CMS is evaluating what aspects of the telehealth expansion should become permanent. Learn the details here:
If you have questions about this information
or OSMA’s services to physicians:
Call 800-766-6762 or email OSMA.