In formally asking the CMS to modify the proposed standards for accountable care organizations, the American Telemedicine Association essentially wants Medicare to treat telehealth services just like any other form of care. The ATA sent a letter to CMS Administrator Dr. Donald Berwick asking HHS to use its statutory authority to waive five "formidable statutory restrictions for telehealth services under Medicare Parts A and B" in the final ACO rules.
ACO rules limit patient telehealth options
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