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Leveraging Telepsychiatry for Population Health

Synchronous telepsychiatry has become part of the mental health care landscape. Multiple studies have documented its ability to improve access to care for diverse patients in multiple settings and to improve the quality of that care.

Hire Me! How to Evaluate Telehealth Job Opportunities

Is it possible for a psychiatrist to work from home? Cut commute costs and time down to zero? And still be able to serve patients' needs?

Is CMS Expanding Telemedicine Service Reimbursement?

On July 12, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services published the proposed 2019 revisions to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule. CMS limits telemedicine payment based on service, provider, technology and patient location. Now, CMS is considering reducing some of these restrictions.

APA and ATA Release New Telemental Health Guide

The APA, in conjunction with the American Telemedicine Association, has just released "Best Practices in Videoconferencing-Based Telemental Health," a guide for mental health providers who want to begin doing telemental health, including telepsychiatry.

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