Tag Archives: legislation

May, 2015

  • 26 May

    House Lawmakers Introduce Bill that Would Expand Telemedicine to Veterans

    A new bill introduced by House lawmakers would allow Veterans Affairs (VA) health professionals to practice telemedicine across state borders. The bipartisan legislation, H.R. 2516, the Veterans E-Health and Telemedicine Support Act of 2015, was introduced by U.S. Representatives Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-05) and Charles B. Rangel (NY-13). The bill …

  • 22 May

    House Committee Unanimously Approves 21st Century Cures Act

    The House Energy and Commerce Committee unanimously approved the nonpartisan 21st Century Cures Act, legislation aimed at improving healthcare. The committee voted 51-0 to approve the legislation, which is intended to “help modernize and personalize health care, encourage greater innovation, support research, and streamline the system to deliver better, faster …