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CMS Expands Telehealth Coverage During COVID-19 Pandemic

On Thursday, April 30, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a slate of sweeping changes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. These changes were made at the direction of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act with the aim to make it easier for Medicare beneficiaries to receive health care […]

CMS Announces Expanded Telehealth Benefits for COVID-19 Outbreak

On March 17, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Trump Administration announced that they would be expanding Medicare’s coverage of telehealth services to ensure that beneficiaries could receive care in the comfort and safety of their own homes during the COVID-19 outbreak. This is coupled with the announcement week before […]

CMS & Insurers Announce Part C and D COVID-19 Coverage

News about the coronavirus — officially called the SARS-CoV02, 2019 Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19 — has been everywhere lately. As of writing this article (March 12, 2020), there are more than 124,000 cases confirmed worldwide and more than 4,600 deaths. The potential strain this may put on the health care system in the United States, […]

Ways to Avoid Getting Sick

It’s flu season! And, you’re likely also hearing a lot about the coronavirus right now. With it being on every continent except Antarctica and there being 92,000 cases confirmed worldwide (as of publishing this article), it’s no wonder why. To date, over 3,100 people have died globally from coronavirus, though the official fatality rate of […]