H.R.4932: CONNECT for Health Act of 2019

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68 (44 Democrats, 24 Republicans)

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Creating Opportunities Now for Necessary and Effective Care Technologies for Health Act of 2019 or the CONNECT for Health Act of 2019 This bill expands coverage of telehealth services under Medicare. Among other things, the bill allows the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to waive certain restrictions, such as geographic restrictions, for services provided in high-need health professional shortage areas; excludes mental health...

(Source: Library of Congress)

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Date Description
Nov. 1, 2019
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Oct. 30, 2019
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Oct. 30, 2019

Introduced in the House by Mike Thompson (D-Calif.)

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