11 New Telehealth Services Will Be Payable By CMS During Pandemic, Agency Says
Reimbursements will be available via telemedicine for neurostimulator analysis and cardiac rehabilitation, among other services
The US Medicare agency will allow reimbursements for a bevy of new telemedicine services during the COVID-19 public health emergency, it announced on 14 October.
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