Telehealth Lobby Down To Wire Without CBO Scores, Unofficial Estimates At Low Single-Figure Billions

By Cara Smith / February 28, 2022 at 11:02 AM
Lobbyists still don’t have official Congressional Budget Office scores as they are down to the wire to get lawmakers to extend telehealth waivers for one or two years past the public health emergency in the omnibus spending package expected March 11, and several sources told Inside TeleHealth they have heard the unofficial CBO scores are in the low single-figure billions, which they view as surprisingly high. Not having official CBO scores makes it more challenging for stakeholders to lobby...

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