H.R.8493: To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to remove geographic requirements and expand originating sites for telehealth services.

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2 (All Republicans)

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Bill Summary

This bill permanently allows any site to serve as an originating site (i.e., the location of the beneficiary) for purposes of Medicare telehealth services, including a beneficiary's home.

(Source: Library of Congress)

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Date Description
July 26, 2022
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.
July 26, 2022

Introduced in the House by Vern Buchanan (R-Fla.)

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