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Telemedicine Law Changes Confusing, but Waivers Protect During Pandemic, Healthcare Risk Management

April 01, 2021

Morgan Lewis associate Jacob Harper was quoted in a Healthcare Risk Management article about legislation passed in December 2020 introducing requirements for mental health services. “This is the first step in the growing expansion of telehealth services for Medicare beneficiaries. This particular provision is specific to mental health services, so it is limited,” Jake said. “For mental health and substance abuse services, the federal government has long recognized that telehealth is an easier fit into those areas. I think that is why they’re looking at expansion.”

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