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COVID-19 Telehealth

During COVID-19 Emergency, CMS Gives Green Light to MNT via Telehealth for Medicare Beneficiaries

Good news for registered dietitian nutritionists who are Medicare providers: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced details of its policies to broaden access to telehealth services. Academy President Terri Raymond recently sent a letter to U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Azar advocating for medical nutrition therapy via telehealth for Medicare beneficiaries. The Academy was pleased to see the success of its advocacy efforts to ensure registered dietitian nutritionists were part of the agency’s updated recommendations. Access the full article for more information.

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