Health Care

Modernize Medicare to facilitate telehealth service

The National Broadband Plan should include a design to modernize Medicare to facilitate telehealth service.

 

a.Remove Medicare's current geographic restrictions on the provision of telehealth services.

 

b.Expand the types of facilities authorized to participate in the Medicare telehealth program.

 

c.Allow for the provision of coverage of remote patient management services, including home health remote patient management services, for certain chronic health conditions.

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