H.R.1647: TREATS Act

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced March 8, 2021
  • Latest Major Action May 18, 2021

Bill Version

Bill Summary

Telehealth Response for E-prescribing Addiction Therapy Services Act or the TREATS Act This bill modifies requirements relating to coverage of certain telehealth services under Medicare. Specifically, the bill permanently allows telehealth services for substance-use disorders and mental health disorders to be provided via audio-only technology, if a physician or practitioner has already conducted an in-person or video telehealth evaluation....

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 18, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
March 9, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
March 8, 2021
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, and the Judiciary, 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.
March 8, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
March 8, 2021

Introduced in the House by David McKinley (R-W.Va.)

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