Nov. 6, 2019: Congress introduced the bipartisan, bicameral CONNECT for Health Act of 2019 (S. 1016/H.R. 4932), legislation which would expand telehealth services within Medicare. This legislation would remove geographic restrictions for mental health and emergency care services, improve the process for adding new telehealth services and waive restrictions during national emergencies. MGMA and over 100 leading healthcare organizations support
this bill. You are encouraged to keep the momentum going by using our Contact Congress portal to submit a letter to your Senators and Representative urging them to cosponsor this critical piece of legislation.