H.R.7659: Ensuring Parity in MA for Audio-Only Telehealth Act of 2020

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced July 16, 2020
  • Latest Major Action July 16, 2020

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Bill Summary

Ensuring Parity in MA for Audio-Only Telehealth Act of 2020 This bill allows audio-only diagnoses that are made via telehealth to be used for purposes of determining risk adjustments to payments under Medicare Advantage. Additionally, the bill requires payments for Medicare telehealth services that are furnished during the public health emergency relating to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) to be made in the same amounts as those for...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 16, 2020
Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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.
July 16, 2020

Introduced in the House by Terri Sewell (D-Ala.)

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