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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    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

    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

    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.
  • Publication Date

    Jurisdiction

    Federal

    Session

    114th Congress (2015-2016)

    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 authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2017 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes.

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    Jurisdiction

    Federal

    Session

    114th Congress (2015-2016)

    The intent of this bill is to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a Medicare Better Care Program to provide integrated care for Medicare beneficiaries with chronic conditions, and for other purposes.

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    Jurisdiction

    Federal

    Session

    114th Congress (2015-2016)

    The intent of this bill is to amend titles XVIII and XI of the Social Security Act to promote cost savings and quality care under the Medicare program through the use of telehealth and remote patient monitoring services, and for other purposes.

  • Publication Date

    Jurisdiction

    Federal

    Session

    114th Congress (2015-2016)

    The intent of this bill is to require the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMI) to test the effect of including telehealth services in Medicare health care delivery reform models.

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    Jurisdiction

    Federal

    Session

    114th Congress (2015-2016)

    This bill would allow Veteran Affairs (VA) providers to provide services to VA beneficiaries located in another state and who are not in a federal facility if telemedicine is used.
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    Jurisdiction

    Federal

    Session

    114th Congress (2015-2016)

    The intent of these bills is to amend Title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand access to stroke telehealth under the Medicare program.

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