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Health IT Now Praises House Passage of VETS Act

Unanimous House passage marks milestone in advocacy group’s years-long push to remove barriers to VA telehealth services  WASHINGTON, DC (November 7, 2017): Health IT Now – a broad-based coalition of patient groups, provider organizations, employers, and payers supporting health information technology to improve patient outcomes  – responded today to the unanimous House passage of H.R.

Health IT Now Urges Telehealth Expansion in Year-End Medicare Legislation

WASHINGTON, DC (November 6, 2017): Health IT Now – a broad-based coalition of patient groups, provider organizations, employers, and payers supporting health information technology to improve patient outcomes – wrote to House and Senate leadership urging the adoption of language to expand access to telehealth enabled services in year-end Medicare legislation.

Health IT Now Reacts to Opioid Commission Recommendations

WASHINGTON, DC (November 3, 2017): Health IT Now – a broad-based coalition of patient groups, provider organizations, employers, and payers supporting health information technology to improve patient outcomes – responded today to the final report issued by the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis.

Health IT Now Submits Comments on VA Proposed Rule, Urges Committee Passage of the VETS Act

WASHINGTON, DC (November 1, 2017): Health IT Now – a broad-based coalition of patient groups, provider organizations, employers, and payers supporting health information technology to improve patient outcomes – submitted comments in response to the Department of Veterans Affairs proposed rule, Authority of Health Care Providers to Practice Telehealth, which allows VA telehealth providers to

Health IT Now Statement on President Trump’s Opioid Declaration

WASHINGTON, DC (October 26, 2017): Health IT Now – a broad-based coalition of patient groups, provider organizations, employers, and payers supporting health information technology to improve patient outcomes – responded today to the president’s declaration of the opioid epidemic as a public health emergency.

ADVISORY: Health IT Now and Association for Behavioral Health and Wellness to Hold October 23rd Hill Briefing on Opioid Crisis

WASHINGTON, DC: Health IT Now and the Association for Behavioral Health and Wellness will hold a joint Congressional briefing on Monday, October 23rd at 2:30 PM entitled “Using Health IT to Combat the Opioid Crisis.

Health IT Now Praises VA Proposed Rule Supporting Goals of the VETS Act

WASHINGTON, DC (September 29, 2017): Health IT Now – a broad-based coalition of patient groups, provider organizations, employers, and payers supporting health information technology to improve patient outcomes – responded to a newly published U.S.

Health IT Now Assembles Broad Group In Support of Bipartisan VETS Act

WASHINGTON, DC (September 26, 2017): Health IT Now – a broad-based coalition of patient groups, provider organizations, employers, and payers supporting health information technology to improve patient outcomes – organized two-dozen organizations in writing a letter of support for the VETS Act of 2017.

Health IT Now Praises Bipartisan, Committee-Passed Telehealth Bill

WASHINGTON, DC (September 13, 2017): Health IT Now – a broad-based coalition of patient groups, provider organizations, employers, and payers supporting health information technology to improve patient outcomes – wrote to the sponsors of H.R. 3727, the Increasing Telehealth Access in Medicare Act today to express the coalition’s strong support for the measure.

Health IT Now’s Joel White Speaks at Congressional Telehealth Roundtable

Health IT Now Executive Director Joel White speaks to Chairman Wenstrup and Congressman Takano about the need for expanded access to telehealth services as Congresswoman Ann Kuster (D-NH) and Lisa Robin of the Federation of State Medical Boards look on.

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