Author: KnowNOW

Epstein Becker Green has released the annual update to its Telemental Health Laws Survey, a state-by-state breakdown of behavioral telehealth services coverage compiled (as of last year) into a free app. Broadly, the 2019 update suggests increasing interest and acceptance of telehealth services for addressing behavioral health issues, according to an overview of the updates […]

It’s a boom time for telehealth. State and federal policies governing this new way to deliver medical care have helped expand access to it, while increasingly favorable regulatory changes are remaking the landscape for digital health companies hoping to revolutionize the field of medicine. Yet this greater opportunity is accompanied by greater regulatory risk, especially […]

Despite telehealth’s potential to improve access to care, it is underutilized by safety-net providers, including Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), due to a range of policy, organizational, and logistical barriers. Research that facilitates state-to-state learning can inform both Medicaid and Medicare policies going forward and provide lessons learned for FQHCs interested in starting or expanding […]