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H.R. 5248: TRIAGE Act of 2021

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Sep 14, 2021.

Temporary Responders for Immediate Aid in Grave Emergencies Act of 2021 or the TRIAGE Act of 2021

This bill provides statutory authority for the Provider Bridge Program, a technology platform funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration to facilitate the provision of health care services via telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic and future public health emergencies.

The bill also authorizes the Department of Health and Human Services to award grants to states for expediting the reactivation of expired licenses or the issuance of temporary authorizations for health care professionals who volunteer to provide services through the Provider Bridge Program.