1/1/2021 Gov. Charlie Baker signs into law a health care bill that will increase access to telehealth visits and COVID-19 treatment

Gov. Charlie Baker signed legislation that will benefit thousands of people in Massachusetts with access to affordable care, telehealth and COVID-19 testing in addition to treatment.

The new law increases insurance coverage for telehealth services, expands the scope of practice for nurse practitioners, other specialized nurses and optometrists. It also takes steps to protect consumers from surprise medical bills (read more)