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Project 3 Project April Combs South University-Online NSG6002-Health Policy and Health Promotion Dr. Brenda Rigsby November 16, 2020 1
April Combs, RN 4340 Decatur Dr Apt 5311 College Station, TX 77845 U.S. Representative Bill Flores 3000 Briarcrest Drive, Suite 406 Bryan, TX 77802 To Congressman Flores, Hello sir, my name is April Combs and I am a Registered Nurse in the state of Texas and reside is the Bryan/College Station area. I am a member of the Texas Nurses Association and have been a nurse for over 9 years. I write today urging your support for H.R. 8677, the Home Health Emergency Access to Telehealth (HEAT) Act. This bipartisan legislation would provide Medicare reimbursement to home health agencies that deliver audio and video telehealth services during COVID-19. Hospitals, physicians, and other practitioners may already bill Medicare for telehealth, but not home health care providers who have pioneered this standardized technology over many years to improve access to care and outcomes for medically vulnerable individuals. I

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