Alliance Wins in the Proposed Medicare Fee Schedule

Alliance Wins in the Proposed Medicare Fee Schedule July 11, 2024 While CMS does not currently have statutory authority to waive geographic and originating site restrictions for telehealth, it has proposed a number of important steps to preserve access to telehealth in the CY2025 Physician Fee Schedule. Extension of provider location reporting flexibility: Proposed continuation [...]

2024-07-11T16:23:25-04:00July 11th, 2024|

Alliance Leads Letter to Congressional Appropriators to Support Telehealth Resource Centers FY 2025

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 FY2025 appropriations.This increase in funding would provide a critical boost to the TRCs, which saw an 800% increase in demand for telehealth [...]

2024-07-01T17:21:18-04:00June 28th, 2024|

Alliance Submits Statement for the Record for House Energy & Commerce Hearing on Telehealth Legislation

The Alliance for Connected Care submitted a statement for the record to the House Energy & Commerce Committee, Health Subcommittee for the legislative hearing, "Legislative Proposals to Support Patient Access to Telehealth Services." The Alliance focused its comments on: The need for urgent action in extending Medicare telehealth provisions through December 31, 2024 to [...]

2024-07-01T12:23:19-04:00April 9th, 2024|

Alliance Statement – Correcting the Record for House Ways & Means Hearing on Care in the Home

Correcting the Record on Telehealth March 2024 During the March 12 House Ways and Means Committee Hearing on Expanding Access to Care at Home in Rural and Underserved Communities, a number of already disproven myths about telehealth were publicly repeated. While broader understanding of the benefits and use of telehealth have come a long [...]

2024-07-01T12:23:48-04:00March 14th, 2024|

Alliance Submits Statement for the Record for House Ways & Means Hearing on Care in the Home

The Alliance for Connected Care submitted a statement for the record to the House Ways & Means Committee for the hearing, "Enhancing Access to Care at Home in Rural and Underserved Communities." The Alliance focused its comments on: The need for urgent action in extending Medicare telehealth provisions through December 31, 2024 to provide [...]

2024-07-01T12:23:59-04:00March 12th, 2024|

Alliance Leads Over 200 Organizations in a Letter Urging Congress to Act on Telehealth

The Alliance for Connected Care convened well over 200 organizations on a letter, urging congressional leaders to act on telehealth earlier this year, to allow for implementation time prior to the expiration of statutory restriction on December 31, 2024. Without timely and decisive action from Congress, many Americans risk losing access to telehealth services [...]

2024-07-01T12:24:34-04:00February 22nd, 2024|

Alliance Joins Letter In Support of the States Handling Access to Reciprocity for Employment (SHARE) Act

The Alliance for Connected Care joined over 20 organizations in a stakeholder letter supporting the States Handling Access to Reciprocity for Employment (SHARE) Act (H.R. 1310). The bill would authorize the use of FBI criminal history record information for administration of interstate compacts. Read the letter here or below: [...]

2024-07-01T12:24:48-04:00February 20th, 2024|

Alliance Submits Statement for the Record for Senate Finance Health Subcommittee Hearing on Medicare Telehealth Permanency

The Alliance for Connected Care submitted a statement for the record to the Senate Finance Committee, Subcommittee on Health for the hearing, "Ensuring Medicare Beneficiary Access: A Path to Telehealth Permanency." The Alliance focused its comments on: Recommendations for a permanent telehealth expansion that Congress should consider, including steps to ensure equitable access; Other [...]

2024-07-01T12:25:26-04:00November 13th, 2023|
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