HEALTH BYTES: Evidence-Based Telehealth Expansion Act

Two Representatives introduce bipartisan Evidence-Based Telehealth Expansion Act.

Reps. Doris Matsui, D-Calif., and Bill Johnson, R-Ohio, introduced a bill that would help Medicare providers expand telehealth services.

The bill would allow the HHS secretary to review Medicare services and determine which are appropriate for telehealth.

It would also authorize the HHS secretary to waive existing restrictions on those services if they reduce cost while maintaining or improving quality.

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