5 Hot Topics in Telebehavioral Health and SUD Treatment: Today and After the PHE
The COVID-19 pandemic drove significant expansion in federal and state-based telebehavioral health policies, playing a critical role in ensuring access to mental health and substance use disorder (SUD) treatment services. In this webinar, a panel of clinical, compliance and legal experts examined the most important telehealth policy changes and impact(s) on the delivery of mental health and SUD/MAT services:
- How telehealth supports providers
- Legal and regulatory topics
- Prescribing controlled substances via telehealth
- Reimbursement for telebehavioral health/SUD services
- Privacy considerations
The panel also shared key lessons learned during the public health emergency and discussed telebehavioral health and SUD/MAT treatment policies that should be made permanent at the federal and state levels to ensure continuity of care and maximum access to services for those in need.