On October 6, 2023, announced the second temporary extension of flexibilities around telemedicine prescribing of controlled substances from the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE).
Using text messaging to communicate with patients can be an easy and effective form of communication for many psychiatrists, and texting is often a preferred form of communication for patients. However, psychiatrists must be aware of relevant rules and regulations before hitting “send.”
With the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) nearing on May 11, 2023, clinicians are wondering how telehealth services will continue to be covered.
The Biden Administration announced last week that the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) will end on May 11, 2023. What does this mean for mental health care after three years of delivering care under a number of flexibilities?