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Telehealth in Medicare Comprehensive End-Stage Renal Disease Care

By | Center for Connected Health Policy

Original Source: Center for Connected Health Policy

Effective October 1, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will implement a new telehealth waiver within the Comprehensive ESRD Care (CEC) Model, aimed at services provided to Medicaid End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) beneficiaries. The model was first implemented in October 2015, under authority granted to CMS by Section 1115(A) of the Social Security Act, to test new ways to improve care for Medicare beneficiaries with ESRD.
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