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Titles (2)

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Short Title(s) as Introduced

Telehealth Expansion Act of 2020

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Official Titles - Senate

Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand access to mental health services and certain evaluation and management services furnished through telehealth under the Medicare program.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
07/20/2020Introduced in Senate

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Date All Actions
07/20/2020Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
Action By: Senate

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA] 07/22/2020

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Senate Finance07/20/2020 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (07/20/2020)

Telehealth Expansion Act of 2020

This bill permanently excludes mental health services and certain evaluation and management services that are furnished via telehealth from certain originating site requirements under Medicare. Under current law, these telehealth services are excluded from such requirements through the end of the public health emergency relating to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019).