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Rep. Peters: Bipartisan process needed to fix insurance markets

Rep. Peters: Bipartisan process needed to fix insurance markets

By Rep. Scott Peters  |  September 22, 2018

The Affordable Care Act was not perfect—nor was it intended to be that way. Everyone should welcome the opportunity to make necessary adjustments to the framework of our current system. When we do, the fixes must be bipartisan.

Rep. Roskam: Modernize the Stark law to reflect changing times

Rep. Roskam: Modernize the Stark law to reflect changing times

By Rep. Peter Roskam  |  September 22, 2018

The Stark law is a 1980s-era policy originally intended to protect Medicare beneficiaries from excessive costs and other potential harms. However, we've seen this law driving up costs and creating additional, unnecessary regulatory burdens for healthcare providers.

Rep. Ruiz: Outdated infrastructure, policies hindering telehealth

Rep. Ruiz: Outdated infrastructure, policies hindering telehealth

By Rep. Raul Ruiz  |  September 22, 2018

Outdated policy and a lack of political will is holding back the widespread deployment of telehealth. Barriers include insufficient federal funding for telehealth infrastructure, inconsistent licensing requirements, lack of broadband internet in rural communities and needless bureaucracy.

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