Bill Analyses

CCHP analyzes federal and state legislation relating to telehealth.

CCHP is dedicated to integrating telehealth virtual technologies into the health care system through advancing sound policy based on objective research and informed practices.

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    Federal

    Session

    115th Congress (2016-2017)

    The intent of HR 3360 is to promote and expand the application of telehealth under Medicare and other Federal health care programs.

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    Jurisdiction

    Federal

    Session

    115th Congress (2016 - 2017)

    The intent of H.R. 2550 is to amend Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for an incremental expansion of telehealth coverage under the Medicare program.
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    Jurisdiction

    Federal

    Session

    115th Congress (2016-2017)

    The intent of H.R. 2291 is to expand the coverage of telehealth services under the Medicare program, to provide coverage for home-based monitoring for congestive heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease under such program, and for other purposes.

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    Jurisdiction

    Federal

    Session

    115th Congress (2016-2017)

    The intent of S. 1016 is to amend Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand access to telehealth services, and for other purposes.

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    Jurisdiction

    Federal

    Session

    115th Congress (2016-2017)

    The intent of S. 787 is to require the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation to test the effect of including telehealth services in Medicare health care delivery reform models.

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    Jurisdiction

    Federal

    Session

    115th Congress (2016-2017)

    The intent of S. 870 is to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to implement Medicare payment policies designed to improve management of chronic disease, streamline care coordination, and improve quality outcomes without adding to the deficit.

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    Jurisdiction

    Federal

    Session

    115th Congress (2016-2017)

    The intent of H.R. 2123/ S. 925 is to improve the ability of health care professionals to treat veterans through the use of telemedicine.

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    Jurisdiction

    Federal

    Session

    115th Congress (2016-2017)

    S. 431 would allow any site administering acute stroke care to be added as an eligible site with no geographic restrictions, but exclusively limited to providing services to treat acute stroke for Medicare patients. H.R 1148 is more limited in its allowances, exclusively allowing only hospitals or mobile units administering telehealth-eligible stroke services to qualify as an eligible site for strictly defned “telehealth-eligible stroke services”.
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    Jurisdiction

    Federal

    Session

    115th Congress (2016-2017)

    The intent of this bill is to eliminate the sunset date for the Veterans Choice Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs, to expand eligibility for such program, and to extend certain operating hours for pharmacies and medical facilities of the Department, and for other purposes.

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    Jurisdiction

    Federal

    Session

    114th Congress (2015-2016)

    The intent of this bill is to improve the health of minority individuals, and for other purposes.  The bill will require the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to encourage and facilitate the adoption of provisions allowing for multistate practitioner practice across State lines for telehealth provided services in the Medicare program.

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