Rare Disease Groups in US Join in Plea for Care Across State Lines

Rare Disease Groups in US Join in Plea for Care Across State Lines

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Rare Disease Groups in US Join in Plea for Care Across State Lines

Over 230 national organizations signed a letter urging all 50 U.S. state governors to “maintain and expand” flexibility with licensure requirements for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic to ease access to care. During the pandemic, governors used emergency authority to waive certain state licensure requirements, giving healthcare providers greater flexibility to treat patients across state lines. These licensure flexibilities allowed for greater access to care, especially for the many patients using telehealth to meet…

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