E&C Lawmakers Weigh Permanent Versus Temporary Telehealth Extension

By Cara Smith / April 10, 2024 at 7:07 PM
Key lawmakers on the House Energy & Commerce Committee are still weighing whether to pursue a temporary or permanent extension of pandemic-era telehealth policies to avoid a “telehealth cliff” at the end of the year. The ultimate collection of provisions -- either temporary or permanent -- will likely be included in a larger health care package expected to be taken up in a lame-duck session. Discussions about telehealth permanency versus temporary extensions of Medicare waivers dominated a Wednesday (April 10)...

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