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August 07, 2020

Health Law Daily

Report Says Medicare Advantage Plans And Other Stakeholders Used CMS Waivers To Enable Telehealth Access During The Pandemic

  • August 07, 2020

HealthPayerIntelligence (8/6, Waddill) reports, “Medicare Advantage plans and other stakeholders reported that CMS waivers successfully enabled Medicare and Medicare Advantage telehealth access during the coronavirus pandemic, but several barriers remain, according to a recent study” conducted by ATI Advisory “on behalf of Better Medicare Alliance’s research arm, Center for Innovation in Medicare Advantage.” Researchers “used data from the 2017 Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey to determine demographic information and interviewed Medicare Advantage and telehealth stakeholders.”