H.R.3447: Permanency for Audio-Only Telehealth Act

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Permanency for Audio-Only Telehealth Act This bill expands coverage of telehealth services under Medicare. Specifically, the bill permanently removes geographic restrictions on originating sites (i.e., the location of the beneficiary). It also permanently expands coverage to include audio-only services for evaluation and management and behavioral health services; beneficiaries must have received in-person or video services during the preceding...

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May 21, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
May 20, 2021
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.
May 20, 2021

Introduced in the House by Jason Smith (R-Mo.)

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