Alliance Submits Comments in response to the Health and Human Services’ Strengthen Primary Health Care RFI

The Alliance for Connected Care submitted comments in response to the request for information from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on strengthening primary health care. The Alliance specifically commented on impact of telehealth in primary care access. The Alliance recommends the HHS to: Prevent restrictions, such as in-person visits requirements [...]

2022-08-02T14:52:40-04:00August 1st, 2022|

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 Leads a Letter Supporting the Benefit Expansion for Workers Act of 2022

The Alliance for Connected Care led a letter with other leading telehealth groups supporting the Benefit Expansion for Workers Act of 2022, which would allow employers to provide telehealth or other remote care services to employees ineligible for an employer-sponsored group health plan. To read the full letter, click here or see below:

2022-06-30T10:44:14-04:00June 30th, 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|

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 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 [...]

2022-07-14T17:26:18-04:00March 31st, 2022|

HHS OIG Releases New Report on Medicare Telehealth Services During the Pandemic

On March 17, 2022, the HHS Office of the Inspector General (OIG) released a new report examining the use of telehealth services in Medicare during the first year of the pandemic, declaring that telehealth was critical during this time period for Medicare beneficiaries. The report also looks at the growth of telehealth services, the types [...]

2022-03-17T12:16:38-04:00March 17th, 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 [...]

2022-07-14T17:26:45-04:00March 12th, 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|
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