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Telebehavioral Health: An Effective Alternative to In-Person Care

Description
Issue brief discussing telehealth treatment modalities based on a 2019 review of clinical outcomes related to telebehavioral health. Covers three state-level approaches: the Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center Rural Telemental Health Program (VA RTMH), which serves rural Oregon veterans, and Medicaid policies in Texas and Massachusetts. Addresses telebehavioral health policy details, implementation, and considerations for states looking to develop new telebehavioral health policies during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Author(s)
Brittany Lazur, Lily Sobolik, Valerie King
Date
10/2020
Type
Document
Organization
Milbank Memorial Fund
Tagged as
Access · Behavioral health · Policy · Telehealth · Veterans · Massachusetts · Oregon · Texas