ACHP Wants Telehealth Expanded, COVID-19 Tests Funded In Lame Duck

By Amy Lotven / November 19, 2020 at 6:20 PM
The lobby representing community-based health plans is asking Congress to immediately extend access to telehealth services at least through 2022 to provide certainty through the public health emergency. Congress also must fund more COVID-19 testing and clearly differentiate which entity is responsible for covering the tests, the lobby adds. The Alliance of Community Health Plans (ACHP) says in a Thursday (Nov. 19) letter to congressional leadership that lawmakers should take several specific steps to ensure telehealth stability throughout and beyond...

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