On April 12, 2022, Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra renewed the Public Health Emergency (PHE) due to COVID-19. The new expiration date of the PHE is the end of the day on July 14, 2022. Regarding what does this mean for the Medicare program continuing to pay for telehealth if provided by a physical therapist, physical therapist assistant, occupational therapist, occupational therapy assistant and speech-language pathologist, click HERE and read the first question and answer.
In addition, to learn how long the Medicare program will reimburse for outpatient physical, occupational and speech therapy services provided via telehealth once the PHE ends, click HERE.
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