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May 26,2022

Discussion Draft Release Marks Progress Towards Committee Legislation

Washington, D.C. – Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Ranking Member Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.) and Senator John Thune (R-S.D.) today released a discussion draft for telehealth policies as a part of the committee’s ongoing work to improve mental health care across the nation, which has included a public call for comments and three hearings to help develop these initiatives.

“The pandemic made clear that telehealth is a game-changer, particularly so Americans can get mental health care when they need it,” Wyden said. “These policies will

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