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Congress Poised To Let CARES Pre-Deductible Telehealth Provision Expire

By Amy Lotven / December 8, 2021 at 2:16 PM
Employers might not be able to offer telehealth services to workers with HDHP-HSAs pre-deductible as of Jan. 1, after the House failed to include an extension of the policy in its newly passed provider relief measure, now pending in the Senate, despite a flurry of lobbying and last-minute consideration by lawmakers, sources say. Stakeholders say they will continue lobbying for the policy to be wrapped into future legislation. At issue is a provision in the CARES Act (Section 3701) that...


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