Providers to Congress: Patients Will Lose Access to Care Without Permanent Expansion of Telehealth

Source: FierceHealthcare

Patients will lose access to care if Congress doesn’t take immediate steps to expand telehealth permanently, health executives told lawmakers, according to a FierceHealthcare report.

The expansion of telehealth is long overdue, and Congress needs to take action to ensure temporary policy changes remain in effect once the public health emergency has ended, physician leaders testified Wednesday during a Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions hearing.

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