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Titles (2)

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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Telehealth Expansion Act of 2019

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To direct the Federal Communications Commission to establish a program to be known as the "Expanding Telehealth Program".


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
11/22/2019Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date All Actions
11/25/2019Referred to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
11/22/2019Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Action By: House of Representatives
11/22/2019Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (0)

No cosponsors.


Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Energy and Commerce11/22/2019 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology11/25/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in House (11/22/2019)

Telehealth Expansion Act of 2019

This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission to establish the Expanding Telehealth Program.

The purposes of the program are to (1) support connected care services for low-income and rural individuals and veterans through telehealth services; (2) defray the costs of internet services to health care providers to provide connected care for such patients; (3) promote innovative telehealth services technologies through direct connection between health care providers and patients; and (4) gather data on telehealth services and how to improve the efficiency or effectiveness of the program.