HHS awards $20 million to increase telehealth access

Lincoln Wylie

The U.S. Department of Well being and Human Companies, as a result of the Well being Resources and Companies Administration, has awarded $20 million to boost telehealth accessibility and infrastructure for vendors and family members to help reduce and react to COVID-19.

The cash will help telehealth vendors with cross-point out licensure to boost accessibility to health care all through the pandemic.

WHY THIS Matters

The use of telehealth has risen all through the COVID-19 pandemic as clients and vendors follow social distancing and the Trump Administration has allowed bigger adaptability for its use. 

The cash will boost capacity and accessibility to telehealth and distant-treatment expert services for vendors, pregnant girls, children, adolescents and family members.

HRSA’s Maternal and Child Well being Bureau awarded a whole of $15 million to 4 recipients. They are: The American Academy of Pediatrics – Pediatric Treatment in Illinois, which obtained $6 million the Affiliation

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