Episode 84: The Growth and Expansion of Telehealth, and Policy Considerations to Maintain Its Momentum

July 21, 2020

In this episode, Suzanne Spradley and Chase Cannon look at the definitions and history of telehealth, and the federal and state policies that helped spur its popularity. Suzanne discusses the recent surge, both prior to and during the COVID-19 pandemic, of telehealth usage. Suzanne and Chase discuss the policies and rules promulgated, both at the federal and state level, that helped facilitate that surge. Suzanne closes by outlining five policy suggestions to consider post-pandemic to keep the momentum going on usage and convenience of telehealth for group health plans, employers and employees.

Every other week, NFP's legal experts make the subject of compliance personal for a wide audience. By breaking down the daunting details of emerging policies and bridging the gap between legislation and what it means for the listener, Chase Cannon and Suzanne Spradley make compliance issues relatable and relevant. Visit our Soundcloud page every two weeks for the most up-to-date episode.

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