Spectrum News: D.C. lawmakers seek to ensure telehealth services are covered as in-person services return

Beautiful mature woman uses smart phone for telemedicine appointment with doctor

At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, it was hard for many in health care to find a silver lining to what was happening. For some, however, the coronavirus crisis helped break down barriers in telehealth.

“COVID really was a catalyst that forced us to open up a lot more access to people who couldn’t come in for infection reasons, but there are reasons people can’t access care that go well beyond infection risk,” said Dr. Matthew Libby, the Chief Clinical Operations Officer of Outer Cape Health Services in Massachusetts.

Read the full article at Spectrum News.

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