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UETN Board Appoints Spencer Jenkins as the new UETN CEO and Executive Director

June 17, 2022

The governing board of the Utah Education and Telehealth Network appointed Spencer Jenkins as the new UETN CEO and Executive Director.

Rating the States on Telehealth Best Practices

June 9, 2022

A Toolkit for a Pro-Patient and Provider Landscape. A new report from Reason Foundation, Cicero Institute and Pioneer Institute rates every state’s telehealth policy for patient access and ease of providing virtual care. 

Affordable Connectivity Program

May 10, 2022

The Affordable Connectivity Program is an FCC program that helps connect families and households struggling to afford internet service.

HRSA Prepares Providers for End of Telehealth Flexibilities During COVID-19 PHE

May 31, 2022

The Department of Health and Human Services extended the COVID-19 public health emergency this week beyond the July 15 expiration to October. The eventual expiration of the declaration will lead to changes in certain flexibilities granted to Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, especially when it comes to telehealth

NCQA Releases White Paper on The Impact of Telehealth on Health Equity

May 31, 2022

The report stemmed from an NCQA roundtable discussion on the future of virtual health care delivery in a post-pandemic world. Held in October 2021, the roundtable featured a diverse panel of experts in telehealth, technology, regulation, and policy, including individuals from MedStar Health, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and the National Partnership for Women and Families, among others.

State Telehealth Policy Changes

May 20, 2022

The Center for Connected Health Policy (CCHP) has released its bi-annual summary of state telehealth policy changes for Spring 2022. Additionally, we are also making available a state summary chart showing where states stand on many key telehealth policies, as well as an infographic highlighting our key findings.