Long gone are the days of physicians arriving at a patient’s bedside, medical bag and stethoscope in tow.
The idea of a house call is quaint, like something seen in an old movie. But during the COVID-19 pandemic, this idea has received a high-tech upgrade in the form of telehealth. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently acted in the best interests of patients and healthcare providers by covering telehealth services through 2023. But unless Congress acts to expand coverage of telehealth services, healthcare providers will eventually lose the flexibility telehealth gives us to meet the needs of our patients. Read More at Becker’s GI & Endoscopy >>