US HB8476 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-1)
Status: Introduced on October 1 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-10-01 - Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Pending: House Energy And Commerce Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

TIKES Act Telehealth Improvement for Kids' Essential Services Act This bill requires several agencies to promote and evaluate the use of telehealth under Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Specifically, the bill requires (1) the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to issue guidance to states on ways to increase access to telehealth; (2) the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission to study the impact of telehealth on health care access, utilization, costs, and outcomes; and (3) the Government Accountability Office to evaluate federal interagency collaboration with respect to the provision of telehealth services to individuals under the age of 18.

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Title

TIKES Act Telehealth Improvement for Kids' Essential Services Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-10-01HouseReferred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
2020-10-01HouseIntroduced in House

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