California Policy Needs During COVID and Beyond: Telehealth

Executive Summary

Although California’s existing policies already enabled the use of telehealth among Medi-Cal beneficiaries, the state (along with the federal government) instituted various flexibilities during the PHE in order to expand telehealth access. This issue brief describes what flexibilities should or should not remain after the pandemic and what other changes are needed that are not currently in place.

This brief is part of NHeLP’s California Policy Needs During COVID and Beyond series. Additional entries include:

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