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What to know about the telehealth upsides of Medicare Advantage plans

December 14, 2018 / Susan Morse

This past October, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services came out with an eagerly-anticipated new rule expanding the ways providers can use telehealth and get paid by Medicare Advantage plans. The biggest way the rule changes the status quo, once it goes into effect in 2020, is that providers will be able to keep track of a patient's health through remote monitoring and consumers will be able to connect to their physicians through telehealth from their homes. Let's take a deeper look at what that will mean for healthcare executives considering implementing telehealth or remote patient monitoring tools.