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THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medical Association (PALTmed) advocates for a waiver process for nursing homes to provide medically and regulatory necessary video conferencing telemedicine visits with a physician, including current regulations for delegation of tasks to advanced practice providers, for the purpose of providing primary care to the nursing home resident, when the nursing home has demonstrated due diligence in attempting to secure a physician. The waiver will be for a period of one year, renewable annually;

AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that such waivers data be made available for analysis on workforce needs in the post-acute and long-term care setting.


Note: Effective August 13, 2024, AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine is now Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medical Association (PALTmed).