Special Bulletin: White House Releases Executive Order on Improving Rural Health and Telehealth Access

The White House Aug. 3 issued an executive order on “improving rural health and telehealth access.” The order includes directives to: launch a new payment model for rural health care; develop and implement a strategy to improve rural health care infrastructure; create a report describing policy initiatives to improve rural health; and propose regulation that would extend certain telehealth flexibilities.

The PDF below provides analysis of President Donald Trump’s executive order for rural health and telehealth access. You must be logged in as an AHA member to view the PDF.