Rural Behavioral Health Telehealth – Medicare Reimbursement for Critical Access Hospitals

AAHD has joined the National Rural Health Association (NRHA) led endorsement of legislation authorizing Medicare reimbursement of Critical Care Hospitals provision of behavioral health telehealth services. The legislation will be introduced March 25 by Representatives Kildee (MI) and Wenstrop (OH) with a NRHA press release. Available here is the March 18 fact sheet supporting the legislation.