On August 13, 2021, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published new rules regarding the Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program and its Protect Patient Health Information Objective.
A primary care practice that offers virtual-first care. Rapid response e-visits where patients are seen within two hours. Device-enabled exams that allow a physician to hear a patient’s heartbeat and lungs remotely. These are some of the novel ways primary care physicians are incorporating telehealth.