Tag Archives: Federal Legislation

Introducing the HEALTH ACT: Expanding Medicare Reimbursement

Last week, new legislation was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives that would require Medicare to reimburse certain telehealth services post the public health emergency period.  If passed, the bipartisan  Helping Ensure Access to Local TeleHealth Act of 2020 or HEALTH Act of 2020 (the “HEALTH Act of 2020”) would codify Medicare reimbursement and … Continue Reading

In a Unanimous Vote, the Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018 Makes it Onto the Legislative Calendar

As previously discussed in our post from September 2017, the push for a response to the opioid crisis is gaining momentum. Enter the “Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018.” On May 7, 2018, the Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018 (the “Bill”) was placed on the Senate Legislative Calendar after a unanimous vote out of … Continue Reading
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