MHPA joined the Alliance of Community Health Plans (ACHP), Association for Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP), National MLTSS Health Plan Association, BlueCross BlueShield Association, and the Special Needs Plan Alliance to express support for the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) – a federal program connecting eligible low-income households with high-speed internet access that is set to expire in May 2024. Noting the rise in telehealth services during the COVID-19 pandemic public health emergency, particularly among ACP subscribers, MHPA urged Congress to pass a funding extension of the program to ensure eligible households can access the country’s health care delivery system.

Read the letter here.