Telehealth in Medicare Advantage: Policy Issues and Recommendations
Telehealth refers to the use of telecommunication technologies and electronic information to support and expand access to delivery of health services. The definition of telehealth differs across federal and state agencies and continues to evolve. The Administration and Congress are increasingly recognizing the value of telehealth by removing barriers to telehealth options that have the potential of improving access to care and health outcomes, particularly for chronically ill beneficiaries. Telehealth can especially benefit patients and providers in managing chronic conditions, such as congestive heart failure, diabetes, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Learn more in this white paper from the Better Medicare Alliance.