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Since March, telemedicine has seen skyrocketing utilization, as stay-at-home orders and overall caution drive consumers to look for alternatives to in-person visits. To facilitate patient access, both private insurers and Medicare and relaxed restrictions on telehealth services. On Monday, following an executive order from President Trump, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid announced that it would make its expanded coverage of telehealth permanent.

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Emily Payne

Emily Payne is managing editor at BenefitsPRO. A Wisconsin native, she spent the past eight years writing and editing for various athletic and fitness publications. She holds an English degree and Business certificate from the University of Wisconsin.

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