Patients and Providers Adapt to Need For Telehealth

Compassus Chief Medical Officer Dr. Kurt Merkelz, M.D., spoke with HomeCare Magazine to share the evolving role of telehealth in hospice and home health.

Kurt Merkelz, M.D.

Compassus Chief Medical Officer Dr. Kurt Merkelz, M.D., spoke with HomeCare Magazine to share the evolving role of telehealth in hospice and home health.

Telehealth utilization soared during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released waivers for home health, palliative care and hospice organizations to use more telehealth during the public health emergency—protecting patients and staff from exposure.


But there’s still work to do.


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