Alliance Leads More than 185 Organizations in a Letter Supporting the Telehealth Expansion Act

The Alliance for Connected Care led 188 organizations in a letter urging House Ways & Means Committee leaders to advance the Telehealth Expansion Act of 2023 (H.R. 1843/S. 1001) to the full House of Representatives for consideration. The Telehealth Expansion Act of 2023 is a bipartisan, bicameral bill that would make permanent the pandemic-era [...]

2023-06-07T22:33:28-04:00June 7th, 2023|

Statement on the Telehealth Expansion Act of 2023

The Alliance for Connected Care is pleased to support the Telehealth Expansion Act of 2023 (H.R. 1843/S. 1001) 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 [...]

2023-06-07T15:41:13-04:00June 6th, 2023|

Alliance Support Letter for Nevada Assembly Bill 198

The Alliance submitted a letter of support to Elaine Marzola, Chair of the Assembly Committee on Commerce and Labor in the Nevada State Legislature, for Assembly Bill 198. The bill would adopt the Uniform Telehealth Act in the State of Nevada. The Uniform Telehealth Act would provide the state with the clear guidance and framework [...]

2023-06-08T18:35:43-04:00April 11th, 2023|

Alliance Leads Letter to Congressional Appropriators to Support Telehealth Resource Centers

The Alliance for Connected Care led a letter asking Congressional Appropriators to include a $14 million request for the Telehealth Resource Centers (TRC) program at the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) in FY2024 appropriations. This increase in funding would provide a critical boost to the TRCs, which saw an 800% increase in demand [...]

2023-04-12T15:09:38-04:00April 10th, 2023|

(UPDATED) 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 [...]

2023-04-04T11:01:28-04:00March 31st, 2023|

Alliance Co-Leads Letter in Support of the Telehealth Benefit Expansion for Workers Act

The Alliance for Connected Care co-led a letter signed by more than 40 organizations in support of the Telehealth Benefit Expansion for Workers Act of 2023 (H.R. 824), which would permanently treat telehealth services as an excepted benefit. During the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE), the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and [...]

2023-03-30T17:15:34-04:00March 30th, 2023|

Alliance Submits Comments to the DEA Proposed Rule on Prescribing Controlled Substance via Telemedicine

The Alliance for Connected Care submitted comments in response to the request for information from 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.  The Alliance highlights its concerns that the rule does not satisfy multiple congressional [...]

2023-03-29T19:02:32-04:00March 29th, 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 [...]

2023-05-01T12:45:05-04:00March 20th, 2023|

Alliance for Connected Care and the American Telemedicine Association Disappointed in the Process for the Multi-Jurisdictional Contractor Advisory Committee on RPMs

The Alliance for Connected Care and the American Telemedicine Association sent a letter expressing disappointment in the process for evaluating Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) and Remote Therapeutic Monitoring (RTM). The letter states that the time allotted to subject matter experts is not adequate and expresses concern about the bibliography provided to meeting participants last week, which is missing at least 45 studies by [...]

2023-06-08T19:52:40-04:00February 21st, 2023|
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