A new bill before Congress aims to improve telehealth coverage, particularly for primary care services, in high-deductible health insurance plans.

The Primary and Virtual Care Affordability Act (HR 5541), introduced earlier this month by US Reps. Brad Schneider (D-IL) and Brad Wenstrup (R-OH), would extend through 2023 a provision in the CARES Act that established first-dollar coverage for telehealth services in HSA-eligible HDHPs. It would also give HDHPs the leeway to waive the deductible for primary care services.

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