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WASHINGTON — Major players in the telehealth space have united to create a supergroup of sorts, ahead of a looming lobbying fight.

Giants like CVS, Amazon, Walmart, and Amazon are teaming up with lobbying powerhouses like Teladoc and the American Hospital Association, along with major hospital systems including Johns Hopkins. They have a huge financial interest in making sure the telehealth regulations that were loosened during the pandemic and the Medicare pay rates that were boosted for the same reason stay that way. AARP, which advocates for older adults, also joined the group.

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