By Evan Sweeney @ Fierce Healthcare
A short-term funding bill unveiled by the House of Representatives on Monday evening includes legislation that would expand telehealth for Medicare Advantage members and ease Meaningful Use requirements moving forward.
The continuing resolution comes just days before government funding is set to expire, which would trigger another partial shutdown. The bill includes the popular CHRONIC Care Act, which expands telehealth benefits for Medicare Advantage members in 2020 and allows accountable care organizations to expand the use of telemedicine.
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