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A coalition of health groups, medtech and telemedicine associations, and patient groups want the US Congress to permanently enact telehealth use reforms allowed only during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Asymptomatic people in the US are receiving bills for COVID-19 tests they get for work or travel – and some are refusing tests to avoid the costs, senators tell health care agency officials.
Tens Of Millions Of Medtech Users Stand To Lose Device Coverage If Feds Succeed In Texas v. US Brief
Approximately 23 million US citizens now covered by health care exchanges will lose insurance for their devices if Trump administration lawyers are successful in their most recent efforts to make the ACA null and void.
Test kit and lab firms spent tens of thousands of dollars in the first quarter of 2020 lobbying legislators to win provisions in coronavirus protection laws to ensure COVID-19 diagnostics would be a top US legislative priority.
Legislators at a 23 June Senate health panel hearing exploring prevention of future pandemics similar to COVID-19 discussed legislation they have recently introduced to resolve the current viral crisis.
Two US senators said last week that Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) member countries should drop plans to impose digital taxes on US businesses – a scheme that would impact firms that make digital health devices, including Apple, Siemens, Johnson & Johnson and IBM.