Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines currently limit in-person care to the most urgent patients, but a 1135 Waiver issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has expanded telehealth coverage for all Medicare patients during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

A team of dermatologists has compiled guidelines for physicians who wish to use teledermatology in their practices; the recommendations were published in the American Academy of Dermatology.