Lawmakers urge HHS to work with Congress to maintain expanded telehealth access.

mHealth Intelligence (1/31, Vaidya) reports, “A group of lawmakers from the United States House of Representatives and Senate have sent a letter urging the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to work with Congress to maintain expanded access to telehealth.” The lawmakers last week “sent a letter to HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra encouraging the agency to make telehealth a priority in light of temporary pandemic-era regulatory flexibilities expiring at the end of the year.” Additionally, the letter “detailed actions Congress has taken to extend telehealth access beyond the public health emergency (PHE).”