Using Telehealth to Identify and Manage Health and Substance Use Disorder Conditions in Rural Areas
Reports on an environmental scan, discussions with providers and stakeholders, and site visits regarding how telehealth supports behavioral health and substance use disorder treatment. Addresses how telehealth is used, implementation, services offered, financing and sustainability. Focuses on the implications for treating opioid use disorders in rural areas, in particular, using medication-assisted treatment (MAT) with support from telehealth. Appendix B includes site briefs from the 9 states included in the study.
HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
Reimbursement and payment models · Substance use and misuse · Sustainability of programs · Telehealth · California · Georgia · Maryland · Montana · New Mexico · New York · North Carolina · Washington · West Virginia