430+ Organizations Urge Congress to Address ‘Telehealth Cliff’

430 Organizations Urge Congress to Address ‘Telehealth Cliff’ Letter to Congressional Leaders Highlights Telehealth Priorities Washington, DC – July 26, 2021 – Today, 430 organizations sent a letter to Congress to urge policymakers to address the “telehealth cliff.” The letter was co-led by the Alliance for Connected Care, American Telemedicine Association, Consumer Technology Association, eHealth [...]

2021-08-04T11:02:52-04:00July 26th, 2021|

Federal Government Continues to Push False Narrative Regarding Telehealth Fraud

PUBLIC STATEMENT May 26, 2021  Today, the Department of Justice (DOJ) issued a statement consistent with the federal government’s record of falsely creating the impression that telehealth is uniquely vulnerable to criminal behavior. No federal regulator or oversight body has yet issued a comprehensive study of telehealth claims during the pandemic, yet the agencies continue [...]

2021-07-26T11:16:21-04:00May 26th, 2021|

Alliance Statement for the Record to Senate Finance Hearing on COVID-19 Health Care Flexiblities

ALLIANCE FOR CONNECTED CARE STATEMENT FOR THE RECORD “COVID-19 Health Care Flexibilities: Perspectives, Experiences, and Lessons Learned” The Alliance submitted a letter to the Senate Finance Committee  on the "COVID-19 Health Care Flexibilities: Perspectives, Experiences, and Lessons Learned.” The Alliance will focus comments on 1) Research and evidence we have gathered thus far; 2) Recommendations [...]

2021-05-19T10:54:37-04:00May 19th, 2021|

Alliance Statement for the Record to House Ways & Means Committee Hearing on Telehealth

ALLIANCE FOR CONNECTED CARE STATEMENT FOR THE RECORD “Charting the Path Forward for Telehealth” The Alliance submitted a letter to the House Ways & Means Committee, Subcommittee on Health on the "Charting the Path Forward for Telehealth.” The Alliance provided: 1) recommendations for telehealth expansions that Congress should consider – including steps to ensure equitable [...]

2021-04-28T09:37:07-04:00April 28th, 2021|

2021 Telehealth Summit for Health Systems

Thanks to those who were able to join the Alliance for Connected Care for the virtual Telehealth Summit for Health Systems on April 22-23, 2021.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Cjv-3HFavw&t=3s The Alliance for Connected Care held its virtual Telehealth Summit for Health Systems on April 22-23, 2021. Attendees heard from federal policymakers from the White House and [...]

2021-05-13T15:32:25-04:00April 22nd, 2021|

Alliance Letter to ONDCP Special Telemedicine Registration

The Alliance for Connected Care sent the attached letter to the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) applauding their inclusion of the telemedicine special registration for the prescribing of controlled substances this year as part of the Biden Administration’s First-Year Drug Policy Priorities. The Biden Administration outlined its drug policy priorities for [...]

2021-04-12T13:41:24-04:00April 12th, 2021|

Group Letter to HHS Secretary Becerra on Virtual DPP

Roughly 20 organizations, including the Alliance for Connected Care have signed a letter asking Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra to extend Medicare coverage for virtual visits during the PHE and “work on longer-term reforms” that would make connected health a permanent part of the program. Given the ongoing and worsening prediabetes challenges facing [...]

2021-04-12T08:46:54-04:00April 6th, 2021|

The Rural Behavioral Health Access Act Introduction

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=At5GX0ZNOaQ View the legislation announcement on the National Rural Health Association website. A recording of the announcement event is above -- featuring: U.S. Representative Dan Kildee (D-MI) U.S. Representative Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) Nancy-Ann DeParle, Former Deputy Chief of Staff, the White House Brock Slabach, Senior Vice President, National Rural Health Association Rose Goick Saddler RN, [...]

2021-04-08T10:20:38-04:00March 31st, 2021|

Alliance Letter of Support for Texas SB 992

The Alliance submitted a letter of support to Senator Kelly Hancock, Chair of the Texas Senate Committee on Business & Commerce, for Senate Bill 992. The bill would allow health professionals located outside of the state of Texas to provide telehealth services to patients residing within the state of Texas so long as they are [...]

2021-04-08T13:39:35-04:00March 30th, 2021|

Alliance Letter of Support for Illinois HB 580

The Alliance submitted a letter of support to Marcus Evans, Jr., the Chair of the Illinois House Labor and Commerce Committee, for House Bill 580. The bill would amend the Nurse Practice Act to approve the Nurse Licensure Compact, which allows for issuance of multistate licenses that allow nurses to practice in their home state [...]

2021-04-08T13:39:47-04:00March 27th, 2021|
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