Senate Finance Medicaid Telehealth Language Is In Draft Bipartisan Gun Deal

By Cara Smith / June 21, 2022 at 9:05 PM
Lawmakers advocate use of telehealth in Medicaid and CHIP in order to expand access to mental health services as part of a bipartisan Senate gun control deal unveiled late Tuesday (June 21). The Medicaid and Telehealth section of the draft Safer Communities Act is identical to the language in Section 11 of the Telemental Health Access to Care Act released last month by the Senate Finance Committee. No later than 18 months after the Communities Act is enacted, HHS would...

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