Senate Includes Numerous Telehealth Provisions in the FY 2023 Senate Appropriations Committee Report

On July 28, 2022, the Senate Committee on Appropriations released the Report for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies for Fiscal Year 2023 Appropriations, as well as the bill text making appropriations for these departments for FY2023. The report includes specific instructions with respect to the appropriated [...]

2022-08-04T11:33:19-04:00July 28th, 2022|

Alliance for Connected Care Applauds the House for Advancing Telehealth Coverage for Seniors

WASHINGTON D.C. July 27, 2022 – The Alliance for Connected Care (the Alliance) applauds U.S. House lawmakers for their commitment to protecting telehealth access through the passage of the Advancing Telehealth Beyond COVID-19 Act of 2022 (H.R. 4040). This legislation would ensure that Medicare beneficiaries continue to have access to telehealth until at least [...]

2022-08-08T12:38:00-04:00July 27th, 2022|

Alliance Applauds Inclusion of Telehealth Provisions in the FY 2023 House Appropriations Committee Report

On June 29, the House Appropriations Committee released the Report for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies for Fiscal Year 2023 Appropriations. The report includes specific instructions with respect to the appropriated amounts. The Alliance was thrilled to see the inclusion of several telehealth provisions in this report, which [...]

2022-08-02T12:26:02-04:00June 29th, 2022|

Telehealth Resource Centers Support Letter

On May 31, more than 80 organizations called on Congressional Appropriators to increase funding for Telehealth Resource Centers. This increase in funding would provide a critical boost to the TRCs, which have experienced a high of an 800% increase in demand for telehealth assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic across the nation, yet have been level-funded [...]

2022-05-31T17:44:44-04:00May 31st, 2022|

Patients and Practitioners Agree – Telehealth Is Important for Patient Access, Health Care Workforce

Patients and Practitioners Agree – Telehealth Is Important for Patient Access, Health Care Workforce FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 6, 2022 WASHINGTON – Today, the Alliance for Connected Care released a major survey of both healthcare patients and practitioners conducted by Morning Consult on the Alliance’s behalf. The poll asked patients and practitioners about their [...]

2022-04-07T16:34:31-04:00April 6th, 2022|

Alliance Applauds Inclusion of Major Telehealth Provisions in Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2022

This week, the House Appropriations Committee introduced the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2022 (H.R. 2471), consisting of all 12 fiscal year 2022 appropriations bills and supplemental funding to support Ukraine. The House passed this bill on March 9, 2022 and the Senate passed this bill on March 10, 2022. The bill now goes to President Biden [...]

2022-03-16T18:42:24-04:00March 11th, 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 [...]

2022-07-14T17:26:59-04:00March 4th, 2022|

President Biden Announced Strategy to Address the National Mental Health Crisis

On March 1, 2022, President Biden announced his strategy to address the national mental health crisis during his first State of the Union. This strategy will strengthen system capacity, connect more Americans to care, and create a continuum of support to transform our health and social services infrastructure to address mental health holistically and equitably. [...]

2022-03-04T18:39:17-04:00March 1st, 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|
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