CBO Scores Two-Year Telehealth Extension Around $4 Billion

By Cara Smith / July 8, 2024 at 6:06 PM
The Congressional Budget Office estimates a two-year telehealth extension would cost the federal government $4 billion, sources told Inside Health Policy , but is still collecting additional research to adjust the final score. Sources say the bill could reach $4.3 billion, coming as House staffers work to organize payfors to offset high costs. The House Energy & Commerce Committee recently received the CBO score for the Telehealth Modernization Act, which passed out of E&C’s health subcommittee in May, sources say...

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