TAFA Applauds 34 Members of Congress for Adding to Unprecedented Bipartisan Momentum to Protect Access to Telehealth in End-of-Year Omnibus
Republican and Democratic Lawmakers Call on Congressional Leaders to Extend Critical Telehealth Flexibilities Through the End of 2024
Washington, D.C – Telehealth Access for America (TAFA) issued the following statement in response to a letter sent to Congressional leaders Friday co-signed by 34 Members of Congress, calling for an extension of critical telehealth flexibilities in end-of-year omnibus legislation.
“Telehealth Access for America applauds the lawmakers in both chambers and in both parties who have added to the unprecedented bipartisan momentum to protect access to telehealth by calling on Congressional leaders to extend critical telehealth flexibilities before the end of the year,” said TAFA spokesperson Julia Mirich. “Millions of patients who face uncertainty and the potential loss of telehealth services they rely on to manage their health are counting on Congress to safeguard access to virtual care in an end-of-year spending package.”
Read the full letter co-signed by 34 lawmakers calling on Congressional leaders to extend critical telehealth flexibilities in end of year omnibus legislation HERE.
Read more on consumer advocates calling on Congress to protect access to telehealth in end of year omnibus legislation HERE.
Read more on how Congress can act before the end of the year to safeguard access to telehealth HERE.
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Telehealth Access for America (TAFA) is a public education campaign supported by leaders in health care committed to better care, expanded patient choice, and protecting access to critical telehealth services.
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