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TelehealthThe COVID pandemic led to a major expansion of telehealth. The alternative of seeing a healthcare provider online allowed thousands to get treatment without the risk of infection that came with visiting a doctor’s office in person. Consequently, various emergency exceptions were granted to provide for greater use of telehealth. Many had advocated for such expansions for years, arguing that modern technology makes this a sensible way of providing greater access to high quality healthcare cost effectively. Many are convinced by the experience during COVID that the temporary exceptions should be extended or made permanent. Particularly with the investments in broadband being made by the infrastructure legislation passed last year, a bipartisan consensus is growing that telehealth is an attractive alternative that should be expanded, not rescinded.