Becerra: Congress Must Act Permanently On Interstate Licensing, Broadband, Behavioral Telehealth

By Cara Smith / November 16, 2022 at 10:34 AM
LAS VEGAS -- HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra told Inside TeleHealth in a backstage interview at the HLTH Conference that he wants Congress to take legislative action to permanently expand access to telehealth by enabling HHS to reach rural communities with quality broadband access, working with states to expand interstate telehealth and including behavioral health provisions within telehealth legislation. Becerra’s remarks come two weeks after he said he supports congressional action to permanently extend some pandemic telehealth waivers as the...

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