NEWS & INFO
Read more about the exciting new trends and developments in behavioral healthcare practices and mental health billing services, impacting your business and ours -- in Boston and elsewhere around the country.
Blue Cross Sees Hundredfold Increase In Telehealth Visits During Pandemic
April 30, 2020—In the past six weeks, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts recorded more than half a million telehealth visits with patients. Before COVID-19, the average number of telehealth visits over a six-week period was 5,000. That shift to virtual medical treatment during the coronavirus pandemic will likely create permanent changes to health care delivery, according to the insurer.
Practice Guidance for COVID-19
American Psychiatric Association
UPDATED May 11, 2020—
Below is guidance released by the Department of Health and Human Services, FDA and at the state level related to COVID-19 to assist psychiatrists with providing mental health and substance use services.
The Telemedicine Tipping Point is Here, and Laws Have Changed to Make it Easier to Access
April 23, 2020—Telehealth, or telemedicine, has seen a steady rise in popularity in recent years. Many employer-provided health insurance plans have introduced and promoted telehealth options, which let you see a doctor virtually — in a video chat or on the phone — from your home, workplace, or any quiet place with a phone or internet connection.
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