Providers and practitioners eligible to provide telehealth
Resources available to states
Telehealth Toolkit Salient Points:
Form of telehealth can be either real time two-way audio/visual, telephone only, or asynchronous store-and-forward
HHS Office for Civil Rights exercises discretion; will not will not impose penalties for noncompliance with the regulatory requirements under the HIPAA Rules in connection with good faith provision of telehealth during pandemic
CMS policy made it easier for telemedicine services to be furnished to a hospital’s patients through an agreement with an off-site hospital, allowing increased access to necessary care, including specialty care.
Care Provider Fact Sheet: https://www.cms.gov/newsroom/fact-sheets/medicare-telemedicine-health-care-provider-fact-sheet