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In this week's news, policy makers weigh in on the future of reimbursement for telehealth, telemedicine, and other virtual care strategies adopted during the coronavirus pandemic. Negotiations about reimbursement raise questions about health inequities and disparities in access to virtual care solutions, particularly for the Medicaid population. Plus, new research on the connection between social determinants of health and health outcomes and the meaning of virtual care for maternal health.

6/19, InStyle: What Does Virtual Care Mean for the Future of Maternal Health?

6/18, Health Leaders: Senate hearing demonstrates support for permanent changes to some telehealth policies

6/18, Becker's Hospital Review: 12 health system execs outline post-pandemic telehealth strategy

6/18, Philadelphia Inquirer: Telemedicine during the coronavirus pandemic exposes the divide between the haves and the have-nots

6/18, Yahoo Finance: Startup CEO: Here's why the telehealth spike in the coronavirus era isn't closing the health gap

6/18, Benefits Pro: Q&A: COVID-19 and social determinants of health

6/18, HIT Consultant: How Social Determinants of Health Will Impact the Future of Benefit Coverages

6/18, Modern Healthcare: Quality of care research needed as telehealth surges

6/18, mHealth Intelligence: Telehealth Advocates Launch Task Force to Lobby for Permanent Policy Changes

6/17, Healthcare IT News: Senate HELP Committee weighs the future of telehealth

6/17, Knowable Magazine: Telemedicine's Tipping Point

6/17, KFF: Options to Support Medicaid Providers in Response to COVID-19

6/15, Medical Economics: How social determinants of health affect patient outcomes

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