WLUC: Peters introduces bill to expand telehealth services
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Receiving virtual care from the comfort of your home could soon be a reality.
Senator Gary Peters introduced legislation to expand telehealth services in rural areas, all covered under Medicare. Senator Peters introduced the Telehealth Innovation and Improvement Act which would create a five-year pilot program.
The program would require Medicare to work with local providers to expand their telehealth services.
By: Rebecca Himmelstein
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