W&M Passes Bill Extending HDHP Telehealth Amid Partisan Tensions

By Cara Smith / June 8, 2023 at 11:44 AM
The House Ways & Means Committee passed a bill making permanent the pandemic-era provision that enabled employers to provide pre-deductible coverage of telehealth services for individuals with high-deductible health plans linked to health savings accounts despite Democrats’ assertions the measure would provide tax breaks to the wealthy instead of serving patient populations in need. The committee passed the Telehealth Expansion Act of 2023 on Wednesday (June 7) with 30 lawmakers voting for the bill and 12 objecting to the legislation...

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