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Bill Would Expand Medicare Telehealth



Senate lawmakers have introduced a bipartisan bill aimed at expanding telehealth services for Medicare patients.

Under the Telehealth Innovation and Improvement Act, eligible hospitals would test telehealth services through the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation. CMMI would evaluate the services for cost, effectiveness and quality of care, and those that past muster would be covered throughout Medicare.

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