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Who doesn’t text in 2022? Most state Medicaid programs

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West Virginia will use the U.S. Postal Service and an online account this summer to connect with Medicaid enrollees about the expected end of the covid public health emergency, which will put many recipients at risk of losing their coverage. West Virginia has more than 600,000 Medicaid enrollees.

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Pennsylvania Names Ophelia First Virtual-First Opioid Use Disorder Center of Excellence

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What You Should Know: – Ophelia , a leading provider of virtual care for opioid use disorder (OUD), has been designated as a Center of Excellence (COE) by Pennsylvania’s Department of Human Services. This number tragically surpasses the national average by a factor of two.

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Hundreds of industry groups call on Congress to advance permanent telehealth reform

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

"Much of this transformation is dependent on temporary flexibilities extended to health systems and providers that are limited to the duration of the COVID-19 public health emergency declaration," the letter read.

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Bipartisan TIKES Act would improve telehealth access for kids

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The Telehealth Improvement for Kids’ Essential Services, or TIKES, Act of 2020 would require the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to issue guidance to states about how to increase access to telehealth under Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program.

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Updated as of March 17: Should they stay or should they go: Fate of waivers following expiration of the federal PHE

Health Law Checkup

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued almost 200 “blanket” waivers which automatically apply to health care providers including hospitals, other healthcare facilities, and healthcare professionals.

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Should they stay or should they go: Fate of waivers following expiration of the federal PHE

Health Law Checkup

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued almost 200 “blanket” waivers which automatically apply to health care providers including hospitals, other healthcare facilities, and healthcare professionals.

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June Regulatory Update

Verisys

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services : The US Department of Health and Human Services has issued a final rule update concerning guidelines for COVID-19 vaccination requirements for Long-Term Care Facilities (LTC) and Intermediate Care for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICFs-IID).