Telehealth Policy

Event Details
Monday, April 26, 2021
2:00pm CST
National Rural Health Resource Center

This telehealth webinar was the second in a six-part series focused on rural telehealth topics to build state Flex Program knowledge and understanding of telehealth and the rural application. This event was supported by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) and coordinated by the Technical Assistance and Services Center (TASC), a program of the National Rural Health Resource Center. 


  • Mei Kwong, Center for Connected Health Policy (CCHP)
  • Brock Slabach, National Rural Health Association (NRHA)
  • Neal Neuberger, Health Tech Solutions

Following the webinar, participants were able to:

  • Recall the usual elements of telehealth reimbursement policy
  • Recognize pre-COVID telehealth policy
  • Explain how the public health emergency (PHE) has affected telehealth policy
  • Describe other federal developments around telehealth policy
  • Summarize effects of PHE-related telehealth changes on rural health care organizations

This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB1RH24206, Information Services to Rural Hospital Flexibility Program Grantees, $1,560,000 (0% financed with nongovernmental sources). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.