American Telemedicine Association Announces Official Partners, Policy Champions and Sponsors of Second Annual Telehealth Awareness Week

More Than 120 Patient Advocacy Organizations, Professional Societies, Industry Groups and Congressional Leaders Support Advancement of Telehealth

WASHINGTON, DC, SEPTEMBER 20, 2022 – The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) today announced the official Endorsing Partners, Sponsors and Policy Champions supporting the second annual Telehealth Awareness Week™, a national platform created to educate patients and clinicians and advance ongoing policy initiatives to ensure access to safe, effective and quality care to all individuals when and where they need it. Telehealth Awareness Week is taking place September 18-24, 2022.

The 53 Telehealth Awareness Week Endorsing Partners represent patient and professional organizations dedicated to the advancement of virtual care through education and advocacy, including:

  • ALS Association
  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
  • Arizona Telemedicine Program
  • Association of American Medical Colleges
  • Cancer Support Community
  • CEO Action for Racial Equity
  • Easterseals
  • ECHAlliance
  • EMAA Project
  • ERISA Industry Committee
  • Essential Access Health
  • Haystack Project
  • Healthcare Financial Management Association
  • HealthTech 4 Medicaid
  • Institute for eHealth Equity
  • International Society for Telemedicine & eHealth
  • Let’s Talk Interactive
  • Lymphoma Research Foundation
  • MassMEDIC
  • Mended Hearts
  • Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center
  • Mississippi Health Safe Net
  • Mississippi Telehealth Association
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association
  • Nashville Health Care Council
  • National Association for the Support of Long Term Care
  • National Association Medical Staff Services
  • National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers
  • National Hemophilia Foundation
  • National Minority Health Association
  • National Organization for Rare Disorders
  • National Psoriasis Foundation
  • National Rural Health Association
  • Network for Excellence in Health Innovation
  • Northeast Telehealth Resource Center
  • Northwest Regional Telehealth Resource Center
  • Patient in Focus
  • Residential Eating Disorders Consortium
  • Scottsdale Institute
  • South Carolina Telehealth Alliance
  • Southeastern Telehealth Resource Center
  • Southwest Telehealth Resource Center
  • Susan G. Komen
  • Telehealth Access for America
  • Telehealth Equity Coalition
  • TexLa Telehealth Resource Center
  • Vot-ER
  • Women in Healthcare NY Metro Chapter
  • Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange
  • World Telehealth Initiative
  • Wyoming Telehealth Network

The second annual Telehealth Awareness Week has been made possible with the support of sponsors including Best Buy Health, TeleSpecialists and URAC. See all Telehealth Awareness Week sponsors here.

The Telehealth Awareness Week Media Partners include Blue Cirrus Consulting Telehealth Radio, Digital Salutem, Inside Health Policy, npj Digital Medicine and Slice of Healthcare.

The Telehealth Awareness Week Policy Champions include 71 members of Congress representing 40 states who have worked to secure telehealth access for all Americans, including members of rural and underserved communities.

  • Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI)
  • Sen. Michael F. Bennet (D-CO)
  • Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN)
  • Sen. Mike Braun (R-IN)
  • Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV)
  • Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE)
  • Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA)
  • Sen. Kevin Cramer (R-ND)
  • Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT)
  • Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA)
  • Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-NH)
  • Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS)
  • Sen. Angus S. King, Jr. (I-ME)
  • Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)
  • Sen. Joseph Manchin (D-WV)
  • Sen. Christopher Murphy (D-CT)
  • Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA)
  • Sen. Michael M. Rounds (R-SD)
  • Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)
  • Sen. Brian Schatz (D-HI)
  • Democratic Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-NY)
  • Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC)
  • Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ)
  • Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-AK)
  • Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC)
  • Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD)
  • Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA)
  • Sen. Rev. Raphael Warnock (D-GA)
  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)
  • Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)
  • Sen. Roger F. Wicker (R-MS)
  • Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR)


  • Rep. Mark E. Amodei (R-NV)
  • Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán (D-CA)
  • Rep. Larry Bucshon, MD (R-IN)
  • Rep. Earl L. “Buddy” Carter (R-GA)
  • Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA)
  • Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-TX)
  • Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA)
  • Rep. Jimmy Gomez (D-CA)
  • Rep. Morgan Griffith (R-VA)
  • Rep. Michael Guest (R-MS)
  • Rep. Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA)
  • Rep. Richard Hudson (R-NC)
  • Rep. Mike Kelly (R-PA)
  • Rep. Daniel Kildee (D-MI)
  • Rep. Derek Kilmer (D-WA)
  • Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI)
  • Rep. Susie Lee (D-NV)
  • Rep. Nancy Mace (R-SC)
  • Rep. Tracey Mann (R-KS)
  • Rep. Doris Matsui (D-CA)
  • Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY)
  • Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R-IA)
  • Rep. John R. Moolenaar (R-MI)
  • Rep. Joseph D. Morelle (D-NY)
  • Rep. Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ)
  • Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-DE)
  • Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD)
  • Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon (D-PA)
  • Rep. Bradley S. Schneider (D-IL)
  • Rep. Jason Smith (R-MO)
  • Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-VA)
  • Rep. Michelle Steel (R-CA)
  • Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA)
  • Rep. David Trone (D-MD)
  • Rep. David G. Valadao (R-CA)
  • Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT)
  • Rep. Brad Wenstrup, DPM (R-OH)
  • Rep. Susan Wild (D-PA)
  • Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC)

To learn more about activities planned for Telehealth Awareness Week, visit

About the ATA

As the only organization completely focused on advancing telehealth, the American Telemedicine Association is committed to ensuring that everyone has access to safe, affordable, and appropriate care when and where they need it, enabling the system to do more good for more people. The ATA represents a broad and inclusive member network of leading healthcare delivery systems, academic institutions, technology solution providers and payers, as well as partner organizations and alliances, working to advance industry adoption of telehealth, promote responsible policy, advocate for government and market normalization, and provide education and resources to help integrate virtual care into emerging value-based delivery models. @americantelemed #telehealthishealth #ATApolicy

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Gina Cella
Cella Communications