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COVID-19 PHE Renewed Through October, AAPC

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

The US Department of Health and Human Services has renewed the Public Health Emergency (PHE) for another 90 days, now extending through October.

“The extension follows a recent rise in [O]micron variant cases,” Jake Harper said in a recent AAPC article.

“The extension of the PHE, while perhaps pushing off permanent adoption of a telehealth solution, will provide additional time for providers who have been relying on these flexibilities to continue to develop permanent policies and operational workflows as the industry moves into the ‘new normal.’”

Read the full AAPC article >>