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HHS Launches New Telehealth Site & more Telehealth Buzz

HHS Launches New Telehealth Site for Physicians and Patients Yesterday the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) launched a website to centralize information for patients and providers interested in utilizing telehealth during the pandemic. The patient-focused page covers telehealth options; understanding telehealth; telehealth during COVID-19; and preparing for a video visit. The provider page […]

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Telehealth May Get Another Boost from Congress Telehealth Buzz

Telehealth May Get Another Boost from Congress On Friday the Healthcare Broadband Expansion During COVID-19 Act was introduced by Representatives Anna Eshoo (D-CA) and Don Young (R-AK) to enhance telehealth services during COVID-19. The Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) Healthcare Connect Fund Program currently subsidizes the cost of broadband for rural healthcare facilities. The Act increases […]

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