Questions about the New ‘Normal’ for Telemedicine Policy and Reimbursement. Here’s What’s In Store for Neurology
Some policies for reimbursement for telemedicine may shift after the “honeymoon” early days of the pandemic when much of the subspecialty shifted quickly to telehealth. Neurologists project where policies may change—and how to prepare for the shift in payment practices.
Neurologists seeking a “new normal” for patient encounters as the pandemic continues could potentially see changes ahead for telemedicine policy and reimbursement in 2021.
When COVID-19 struck last spring, payers and regulators across the country quickly changed their rules to support neurologists and other health care providers as they adopted telehealth technologies to ensure safe patient visits.