Stakeholders Want Expanded Telehealth, State Funding In COVID-19 Bill

By Chelsea Cirruzzo / April 14, 2020 at 7:30 PM
Beneficiary advocates, hospitals, and governors want to see more funding, expanded telehealth authorities and a focus on health disparities in a fourth coronavirus stimulus package Congress is crafting. Democrats are proposing an additional $100 billion for the provider relief fund, appeasing hospitals and providers who say initial funding has been insufficient. Democrats also are proposing that HHS report on demographic information of COVID-19 patients. They also want the package to include $150 billion in funding for states, which falls short...

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