Learn more about Telepsychiatry Legal and Regulatory Considerations during COVID-19 at psychiatry.org
In this installment of APA's Telepsychiatry Blog, Drs. Steven Chan and Krysti Vo tackle some frequently asked questions (FAQ) received by our members about telepsychiatry practice and licensing.
During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency, states have swiftly adopted changes to telehealth regulatory policy, resulting in increased access to care. Recognizing that such changes were intended to be temporary, APA has drafted model legislation, with the intention of helping states to retain these new policies by enshrining them into law.
APA has compiled a list of resources for those psychiatrists considering transitioning patients to telepsychiatry in place of in-person appointments.