NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposes sweeping telehealth reforms

The governor announced legislation this week that would safeguard access to virtual care after the COVID-19 pandemic.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced legislation this week that would expand access to telehealth throughout the state.

The governor’s proposal includes broad regulatory and statutory changes to allow for greater flexibility in where and how patient use telehealth, new requirements for insurers regarding telehealth coverage, technology expansions that would further enable virtual care, and professional development and education aimed at facilitating the use of telemedicine among patients and providers.

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