During the pandemic, millions of us — locked down, fearing infection, and in need of medical care — got a first dose of what some advocates say is an overdue health-care innovation: telemedicine.
The federal government gave a huge boost to virtual treatment on an emergency basis by allowing its use in novel ways and expanding payment for it.
But will the nationwide experiment with telehealth endure, or will it fade like the run on hand sanitizer and crates of toilet paper? There’s much at stake for patients and doctors, including the accessibility, cost, safety, and quality of medical care, as policy makers consider the future of telemedicine. So, zoom in here and see why …
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