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An over-the-counter mouthwash could slow the spread of the virus.
The hospital association says the deal would dampen competition and raise costs for consumers and providers.
The two California nonprofit health systems have signed a letter of intent and have begun due diligence.
Telehealth visits saw a 20-fold increase when the pandemic began in March 2020, as office-based visits fell nearly 50%.
The advisory panel wants more evidence supporting the efficacy of remote care.
Medicare payments will increase from $28 to $40 for one-dose vaccines, and from $45 to $80 for two-dose vaccines, effective immediately.
President Joseph R. Biden signed the bill into law Thursday afternoon.
The legislation passed in the House Wednesday afternoon on 220-211 party-line vote, with no Republicans voting in favor.
Hospitals say the drug policies serve no purpose other than enriching payers through their PBMs and pharmacy business lines.
A new collaboration aims to increase access to education and training to ensure quality telehealth care.