Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, telehealth services are being offered by more physicians and hospitals than ever. With the goal of limiting the spread of the coronavirus, CMS is expanding acceptable uses on a “temporary and emergency basis.” The expansion announced on March 17  includes Nephrology services. 

Effective immediately, Nephrology outpatient office visits, individual and group education, transitional care, and more can be conducted via telemedicine.

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