March 9, 2020

ATA Letter to HHS and CMS on HR 6074 & Waiver Authority for Medicare Part B Telehealth Services

COVID-19 Supplemental Appropriation

ATA CEO Ann Mond Johnson submitted a letter to the Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services urging them to leverage the telehealth waiver authority provided under H.R.6074, the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020. This waiver removes telehealth geographic site restrictions for Medicare beneficiaries, providing critical access to care for patients affected by COVID-19.