HHS awards $20 million to increase telehealth access

The U.S. Office of Well being and Human Services, by means of the Well being Methods and Services Administration, has awarded $twenty million to improve telehealth entry and infrastructure for providers and families to aid protect against and react to COVID-19.

The funds will assist telehealth providers with cross-condition licensure to enhance entry to healthcare through the pandemic.

WHY THIS Matters

The use of telehealth has risen through the COVID-19 pandemic as patients and providers practice social distancing and the Trump Administration has allowed better adaptability for its use. 

The funds will improve ability and entry to telehealth and distant-care companies for providers, expecting females, young children, adolescents and families.

HRSA’s Maternal and Kid Well being Bureau awarded a total of $fifteen million to four recipients. They are: The American Academy of Pediatrics – Pediatric Treatment in Illinois, which acquired $six million the Affiliation of Maternal and Kid Well being

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