Professionals: Tell Congress to Permanently Cover Telehealth Services Under Medicare
Complete the form below to contact your members of Congress or learn more about the Telehealth issue.
Medicare coverage for audiology and speech-language pathology services delivered via telehealth should be made permanent. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has used authority provided by Congress to cover key audiology and speech-language pathology telehealth services during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, that authority expires once the public health emergency (PHE) ends. Permanent coverage of telehealth services will enhance access to hearing, balance, speech, language, swallowing, and cognition related health care services for those in rural and medically underserved areas.