As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread across the United States, states, payors and providers are looking for ways to expand access to telehealth services. Improving access to telehealth is an essential tool in ensuring patients are able to access the healthcare services they need in as safe a manner as is possible. In order to provide our clients with quick and actionable guidance on the evolving telehealth landscape, Manatt Health has developed a comprehensive 50-state tracker for state-specific legal, policy and regulatory changes related to telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our state summaries cover state licensure flexibilities related to COVID-19, telehealth coverage and payment changes for commercial plans, and telehealth coverage and payment changes in Medicaid.
As of April 29, 2020:
In addition, over the past few weeks, we’ve seen several major trends emerge at the state level. Following are key highlights of recent developments:
Click here to access the full executive summary of state-by-state telehealth changes in response to COVID-19.