Alliance submits comments in response to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy on Strengthening Community Health Through Technology RFI

The Alliance for Connected Care submitted comments in response to the request for information from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) on strengthening community health through technology. The Alliance specifically commented on the burdensome licensure requirements which create a barrier in access to virtual health care. The Alliance recommends the federal [...]

2022-04-04T10:54:55-04:00March 31st, 2022|

Alliance submits comments in response to Healthy Future Task Force Treatments Subcommittee RFI

The Alliance for Connected Care submitted comments in response to the request for information from the Treatments Subcommittee of the Healthy Future Task Force regarding medical innovation to supercharge the availability and development of life-saving treatments, devices, and diagnostics, while addressing rising costs to patients. The Alliance specifically commented on the question under “Goal 4: Increase [...]

2022-03-12T21:50:52-04:00March 12th, 2022|

Alliance submits comments in response to Healthy Future Task Force Modernization Subcommittee RFI

The Alliance for Connected Care provided comments in response to the Healthy Future Task Force Modernization Subcommittee request for information regarding the utilization of wearable technologies, the expansion of telemedicine, and digital modernization efforts in the United States health care system. The goal of the Healthy Future Task Force is to build on Republican health [...]

2022-03-04T19:16:13-04:00March 4th, 2022|

Alliance Support Letter for Kansas SB 454

The Alliance submitted a letter of support to Sen. Richard Hilderbrand, Senate Majority Whip and Chair, Senate Committee on Public Health and Welfare, for Senate Bill 454. Senate Bill 454 would amend the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) authorized scope of practice to permit the prescribing of controlled substances without a supervising physician. This [...]

2022-02-23T10:50:07-04:00February 21st, 2022|

Alliance Support Letter for South Dakota SB 134

The Alliance submitted a letter of support to Sen. Erin Tobin, Vice-Chair of the Health and Human Services Committee, for Senate Bill 134. Senate Bill 134 would modernize Physician Assistant (PA) practice and remove the outdated collaborative agreement with a physician in order to put all advanced practice providers on equal footing. The bill [...]

2022-02-23T10:27:54-04:00February 21st, 2022|

Alliance Support Letter for Minnesota SB 2303

The Alliance submitted a letter of support to Paul J. Utke, the Chair of the Health and Human Services Finance and Policy Committee, for Senate Bill 2303. The bill would adopt the Nurse Licensure Compact in the State of Minnesota. The Nurse Licensure Compact allows for the issuance of multistate licenses that allow nurses [...]

2022-02-23T10:50:43-04:00February 18th, 2022|

Alliance Support Letter for Virginia SB 1245

The Alliance submitted a letter of support to Sen. George Barker, Chair of Subcommittee on Health Professions Senate Education and Health Committee, for Senate Bill 1245. Senate Bill 1245 would repeal the sunset provision included in a bill that passed in 2021 (House Bill 1737) that reduced the number of years of full-time clinical experience [...]

2022-02-23T13:00:37-04:00February 17th, 2022|

Alliance Submits Comments to FSMB Draft Report on Appropriate Use of Telemedicine Technologies

The Alliance for Connected Care submitted comments in response to the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) request for comments on the draft document entitled “Report on the Appropriate Use of Telemedicine Technologies in the Practice of Medicine.” The Alliance offered comments we hope the FSMB Workgroup on Telemedicine will consider as it finalizes this [...]

2022-02-23T12:58:14-04:00February 16th, 2022|

Alliance Support Letter for Utah SB 151

The Alliance submitted a letter of support to Sen. Curtis S. Bramble, Chair of the Utah Senate Business and Labor Committee, for Senate Bill 151. Senate Bill 151 would adopt the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Compact. Under this compact, Advance Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) licensed in a Compact member state may practice in another [...]

2022-02-14T15:38:23-04:00February 9th, 2022|

Alliance submits letter of support for Maryland HB 670 – Study on Expansion of Interstate Telehealth

On February 8, the Alliance for Connected Care submitted a letter of support for Maryland House Bill 670, which would require the Maryland Health Care Commission (MHCC) to study the ways that interstate telehealth can be expanded to allow Maryland residents to use telehealth to receive health services from out-of-state practitioners. As a telehealth advocacy [...]

2022-02-13T17:20:14-04:00February 8th, 2022|
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