The tools could help payers manage the demands of standards-based interoperability challenges, and also offer security, identity management and consent management.
CMS is also allowing ERs to use drive-through testing and telehealth, and for tests to be done at home for stay-at-home residents.
CMS says the move to reimburse physicians will enable beneficiaries to get telehealth services in physician's offices, hospitals, nursing homes, rural health clinics – and their homes.
Health plans will be responsible for data sharing and patient access in a way they're not used to. "A lot will have to go into meeting that deadline," one expert…