Coalition Letter Opposing HB 1726: Mandated Payment Parity for Telehealth

Telehealth is making health care more accessible in Texas, especially in rural areas. We are concerned that this well-intended legislation to strengthen telehealth practices in Texas may actually do the opposite.

Mandatory payment parity for telehealth denies families the enormous savings telehealth offers by mandating insurers pay artificially higher prices for these essential services. One of the primary advantages of telehealth is that it is a cheaper, more affordable option than an office visit.

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