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Improving License Portability Through Interstate Licensure Compacts – An Interstate Approach to Improving Access to Care and Addressing Workforce Gaps

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Description
Discusses the use of interstate licensure compacts as a method for states to address issues related to access to care and workforce shortages through the use of telemedicine, specifically identifying benefits for patients in underserved or rural areas. Describes two examples of compacts, the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact and Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact (PSYPACT).
Author(s)
William England, Anthony Oliver, Shiri Hickman, Janet Orwig
Date
08/2017
Type
Video/Multimedia
Organization
Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
Tagged as
Access · Health workforce supply and demand · Legislation and regulations · Mental health · Telehealth

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  • Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, view details