By Rosana Ferraro

Telehealth- passed

Though the bill extended telehealth passed, the insurance companies got their way and telehealth is no longer available at no cost to people who have private insurance. Medicaid members, however, do not have out of pocket costs, and uninsured folks will still pay the Medicare rate for telehealth visits.

Insulin- passed

On insulin, the bill that passed contains the lowest insulin cap in the country:

Absentee ballot voting in November- passed

We were happy, as well, to see that the House and Senate approved no-excuse absentee ballot voting in November — this is critical to having a safe election that we all can participate in. Now, the pandemic will not stand in the way of everyone having the ability to vote in the coming election.

For more check out:

· The bill summary for the telehealth bill

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