House Bills Aim To Boost Rural Health Care, Telehealth

By Jessica Karins / June 29, 2022 at 4:18 PM
Multiple bills aimed at improving health care options in rural areas -- including through a new telehealth task force and grants to build mobile health clinics and hire community health workers -- were discussed at a House Energy & Commerce health subcommittee hearing Wednesday (June 29). The measures were among several bills discussed at the hearing, titled “Investing in Public Health: Legislation to Support Patients, Workers, and Research.” Lawmakers touted the Rural Telehealth Access Task Force Act, introduced for...

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