The COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) was accompanied by several waivers and flexibilities that removed many of the barriers to telehealth. The PHE has been extended in 90-day increments since the PHE began in 2020, but was recently announced that it will officially to come to an end on May 11, 2023.
- Describe at least three ways in which HIPAA intersects with telehealth.
- List key considerations when conducting a HIPAA risk assessment in the context of a telehealth visit.
- Tell about other temporary flexibilities and waivers related to telehealth that will expire at the end of the PHE and describe some of the key implications for hospitals and providers.
Telehealth and Post-PHE for CORH 2023.pdf