Kansas City Democrat Wants Audio-Only Telehealth Options

The Missouri Senate is considering a bill that would modify how online healthcare services are provided.

Kansas City Democrat Lauren Arthur wants audio-only options to be considered because she says it improves access to healthcare services.

She tells a health and welfare committee that demand for telehealth services spiked due to COVID-19…

Her bill also includes a provision that would prevent restricting which platform telehealth can be used.

The bill could be voted out of committee.