Brady Doubts Biden’s Telehealth Commitment; Becerra Offers Assurance

By Michelle M. Stein / June 8, 2021 at 6:50 PM
House Ways & Means ranking Republican Kevin Brady (TX) suggested President Joe Biden’s fiscal 2022 budget ignores a need to continue telehealth coverage after the COVID-19 public health emergency, but HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra told lawmakers Tuesday (June 8) he does not intend to go backwards on such coverage, although the department could use some help from Congress. “I hope we can work together on issues like the underserved, the poor, the rural, as well as--as ensuring that telehealth, which...

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