Sens. Cassidy, Smith Lead Bipartisan Effort Calling on Nation’s Health Agencies to Continue Expanded Telehealth Services After Pandemic

On July 2, Senators Bill Cassidy and Tina Smith wrote to the HHS Secretary and CMS Administrator urging them to be transparent in their future plans for telehealth. The letter was supported by 38 senators in total as they advocate on behalf of their rural communities. This letter addressed the fears of Medicare patients that temporary changes to telehealth coverage will be rolled back without notice after the COVID-19 pandemic.