President Biden Signs Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2022, Extending Medicare Coverage of Telehealth

Q. During COVID, my parents took advantage of telehealth for primary care, neurology, and mental health appointments, and it was covered by Medicare. It was so much easier for them to attend their doctor’s appointments remotely, … [Read more...]

Telehealth Scams are on the Rise: How Not to Fall Prey

This past winter, John Ernest got a call that showed up on his caller ID as being from "Medicare," asking if his father, Dean, who lived in a nursing home at the time, needed a free orthotic brace for pain. John knew that Medicare … [Read more...]

Recent Law Expands Coverage of Chronic Care Through Medicare

Q. My wife and I are considering moving to a home in a more rural part of the area, with more land and less traffic. It has been her dream to live away from the hustle and bustle of Northern Virginia for quite a while, but to … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: Using Telehealth to Age-in-Place

Dear Ribbit,I am interested in possibly using telehealth instead of visiting the doctor's office. What are the advantages of doing so?Thanks, Em Helth --- Dear Em,Telehealth (sometimes also known as mHealth), is … [Read more...]

Will Medicare Cover Telehealth?

 Laura, age 72, suffers from Parkinson's disease, arthritis, and diabetes. On a snowy afternoon, she sits on her bed watching her favorite court television programs. At 3:30 p.m., it’s time for her wellness appointment. … [Read more...]

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