Medicare Telehealth Parity Act Introduced in the House

Representatives Mike Thompson (D-CA) and Gregg Harper (R-MS) introduced the Medicare Telehealth Parity Act (H.R. 5380) prior to Congress adjourning for its August recess. If enacted, this bipartisan proposal would expand telehealth in a series of three phases. Phase one expands telehealth services under Medicare for video conferencing and technologies known as store-and-forward which allows…