Statement on the Telehealth Expansion Act of 2023

The Alliance for Connected Care is pleased to support the Telehealth Expansion Act of 2023 and applauds Representatives Steel (R-CA), Lee (D-NV), Smith (R-NE), and Schneider (D-IL) and Senators Daines (R-MT) and Cortez Masto (D-NV) for their leadership in introducing this bipartisan, bicameral legislation. This bill would make permanent the CARES Act authority allowing employers [...]

2023-03-28T16:09:57-04:00March 28th, 2023|

Mental Health Groups Call on DEA for Continued Access to Treatments Through Telehealth

The Alliance for Connected Care and other leading organizations called on the Biden Administration to make modifications to the Drug Enforcement Administration's (DEA)  proposed rule, Telemedicine Prescribing of Controlled Substances When the Practitioner and the Patient Have Not Had a Prior In-Person Medical Evaluation, to ensure more flexible prescribing limitations for providers when a controlled [...]

2023-03-28T15:47:11-04:00March 28th, 2023|

Alliance Submits Comments in Response to the Senate HELP Committee Workforce RFI

The Alliance for Connected Care submitted comments in response to the request for information from the Senate HELP Committee on the drivers of the health care workforce shortage. The Alliance specifically outlined the important role that telehealth can play in addressing health care workforce shortages moving forward and why telehealth should be included [...]

2023-03-22T12:59:18-04:00March 20th, 2023|

NEW Foley Analysis – DEA Special Registration Rule

Foley & Lardner LLP, an international law firm, released a white paper analysis, which discusses the legal authority and statutory obligation of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to promulgate regulations specifying the circumstances in which a special registration may be issued, and more.Notably, it concludes:“The recently released proposed rule does not satisfy DEA’s obligation as [...]

2023-03-21T12:14:42-04:00March 20th, 2023|

Connected Care Updates – March 6

This update includes: Alliance summaries of the DEA NPRM Sen. Warner Statement on DEA NPRM Lawmakers on Both Sides Don't Like DEA's New Telehealth Rules Sign-on opportunity to support the telehealth benefit expansion workers act and notable research and news developments

2023-03-07T10:32:38-04:00March 6th, 2023|
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