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New Video Blogs on Telepsychiatry during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic changed the landscape of health care delivery as many services shifted from face-to-face to virtual interactions.

Telepsychiatry Legal and Regulatory Considerations during COVID-19

Dr. Shabana Khan, a member of APA's Committee on Telepsychiatry as well as AACAP's Committee on Telepsychiatry, provides an overview of the legal and regulatory considerations for practicing telepsychiatry in light of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Declaration (PHE).

Frequently Asked Questions about Telepsychiatry

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.

APA Releases Model Legislation for State Telehealth Advocacy

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.

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