Telehealth

May 18, 2021
Continuing a flurry of recent moves by mega retailers to expand their virtual care services, Walmart has agreed to buy multispecialty telehealth provider MeMD. The move will allow Walmart to provide virtual care across the nation, including urgent care, behavioral health and primary care.
May 6, 2021
As a rural provider, Sioux Falls, S.D.-based Avera Behavioral Health sees a high rate of suicide and drug overdoses. To help manage these cases, Avera created a full suite of behavioral health care services, including a comprehensive eCARE telehealth solution delivering services in 32 states.
May 3, 2021
Members of the House and Senate Telehealth Caucus recently introduced the CONNECT for Health Act (S.1512/H.R. 2903), AHA-supported legislation that would permanently remove all geographic restrictions on Medicare telehealth services and expand originating sites to include home and other sites.
May 3, 2021
Members of the House and Senate Telehealth Caucus introduced the CONNECT for Health Act (S.1512/H.R. 2903), AHA-supported legislation that would permanently remove all geographic restrictions on Medicare telehealth services and expand originating sites to include home and other sites.
Apr 28, 2021
The Federal Communications Commission will accept applications for COVID-19 Telehealth Program Round 2 funding from April 29 at 12 p.m. ET to May 6 at 12 p.m. ET.
Apr 28, 2021
At a House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health hearing, health care stakeholders urged Congress to continue granting telehealth flexibilities to health care providers in an effort to best care for patients beyond the COVID-19 public health emergency. 
Apr 28, 2021
The increased use of telehealth since the start of the public health emergency (PHE) is producing high-quality outcomes for patients, closing longstanding workforce gaps and those that arose as a result of an overwhelmed, hardworking provider workforce, and protecting access for patients too…
Apr 21, 2021
The AHA shares with Senate and House leaders the association’s recommendations for infrastructure investments that should be included in an upcoming legislative package to ensure hospitals and health systems are fully equipped to care for their communities now and into the future, as well as…