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GAO on telehealth and other waivers: ‘Careful monitoring is warranted’

May 24, 2021HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – Members of the Government Accountability Office testified before Congress last week saying, while Medicare beneficiaries and providers have benefitted from program waivers and other flexibilities, their continued use beyond the pandemic increases risks and raise considerations.  Among those risks and considerations:  Increased spending: Telehealth waivers can increase spending in both Medicare and Medicaid, if telehealth services are furnished in addition...

GAO, Public Health Emergency, Telehealth Waivers

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