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Removing Regulatory Barriers to Telehealth Before and After COVID-19

Description
Explores historical state and federal barriers to implementing telehealth services to their full capabilities. Examines how regulatory flexibilities provided for telehealth services during the COVID-19 pandemic may impact the use of telehealth service delivery in the future. Discusses rural access to broadband internet and includes other rural references throughout. Offers policy recommendations and lessons learned during the pandemic response.
Author(s)
Nicol Turner Lee, Jack Karsten, Jordan Roberts
Date
05/2020
Type
Document
Organizations
Brookings Institution, John Locke Foundation
Tagged as
Access · Infectious diseases · Legislation and regulations · Medicaid · Medicare · Policy · Reimbursement and payment models · State-by-state data · Telehealth · State-by-state