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CMS issues its first proposal to continue telehealth flexibilities, in home health proposed rule

For the very first time, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is proposing to make short term telehealth provisions less than COVID-19 permanent.

CMS has issued a proposed rule to make permanent regulatory alterations to telecommunications systems in furnishing care less than the Medicare residence well being reward beyond the expiration of the community well being crisis for the COVID-19 pandemic.

The rule proposes to permanently finalize, commencing January 1, 2021, the amendment to the residence well being regulations outlined in a March thirty interim final rule responding to the COVID–19 community well being crisis.

This implies that residence

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Zoom Issues Apology After Security Lapses

The chief executive officer of Zoom, Eric Yuan, has issued an apology to end users as the online video teleconferencing platform faces elevated scrutiny from regulation enforcement and security gurus.

The organization mentioned person quantity jumped as social-distancing steps moved corporations and universities to meet online. Zoom mentioned its optimum number of everyday assembly individuals elevated from about ten million at the end of December to two hundred million in March.

The organization promised to freeze work on other options and concentration totally on privacy for 90 times. It also mentioned it was enhancing its bounty software for end users

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