Special Open Door Forum Addressing Telehealth in Medicare During COVID-19

CMS invites you to a Special Open Door Forum addressing CMS’ actions to increase access to Telehealth in Medicare during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency.  

This Special Open Door Forum is open to everyone, if you are a member of the Press, you may listen in but please refrain from asking questions during the Q & A portion of the call. If you have inquiries, please contact CMS at Press@cms.hhs.gov. Thank you.

This call will begin promptly at 1:30 PM on Wednesday, April 8.


  • When: Wednesday, April 8th from 1:30-2:30 PM ET
  • Dial-in Information: 1-888-455-1397
  • Participant passcode: 3535324
  • Please dial in 15 minutes ahead of time

Additional Information

CMS has also released a video providing answers to common questions about the Medicare telehealth services benefit. CMS is expanding this benefit on a temporary and emergency basis under the 1135 waiver authority and Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act.

You can access recordings of this call along with transcripts on the following link: https://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Outreach/OpenDoorForums/PodcastAndTranscripts.

We will continue to host calls and share information through our list serves and media.