Nursing Community Coalition Submits Comments to U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Regarding Proposed Rule to Expand Telehealth Services

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The Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) provided comments on the proposed rule published by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) on October 2, 2017 (RIN 2900-AQ06-Authority of Health Care Providers to Practice Telehealth). The successful execution and implementation of this rule will require that all providers in the VHA are utilized to the full extent of their education and clinical training, without additional burdensome requirements. NCC appreciates the work underway at the VA to respond to the health needs of the nation’s veterans and stands ready as a partners in achieving this end.