Government Advocacy

October 30, 2019: MGMA commends Congress for introduction of bicameral, bipartisan legislation to expand telehealth services to Medicare beneficiaries

Advocacy Letter

An identical letter was also sent to Representatives Thompson, Welch, Schweikert, and Johnson.

October 30, 2019

The Honorable Brian Schatz
722 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

The Honorable Ben Cardin
509 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

The Honorable Mark Warner
703 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

The Honorable Roger Wicker
555 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

The Honorable John Thune
S-208, The Capitol
Washington, DC 20510

The Honorable Cindy Hyde-Smith
702 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

Dear Senators Schatz, Wicker, Cardin, Thune, Warner, and Hyde-Smith,

On behalf of the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), I commend you for introducing the Creating Opportunities Now for Necessary and Effective Care Technologies (CONNECT) for Health Act of 2019. MGMA strongly supports this important legislation that expands coverage for telehealth services by lifting several restrictive coverage requirements for these services that improve patient care.

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