Summary: S.4840 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.4840. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (10/21/2020)

Ensuring Parity in MA for Audio-Only Telehealth Act of 2020

This bill allows audio-only diagnoses that are made via telehealth to be used for purposes of determining risk adjustments to payments under Medicare Advantage. Additionally, the bill requires payments for Medicare telehealth services that are furnished during the public health emergency relating to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) to be made in the same amounts as those for in-person services.