HHS Administration’s plan is to end the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) on May 11, 2023.
The CMS recently published policy updates for Medicare telehealth services.
- Medicare Clinician Services:
- CMS clarified that temporary telehealth services added during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) will continue through the end of Calendar Year 2023.
- Telehealth services provided in the office setting will continue to be paid at the non-facility rate (higher payment) through the end of Calendar Year 2023.
- CMS will not implement new codes for remote therapeutic monitoring (RTM) as initially proposed.