Telebehavioral Health Use Among Rural Medicaid Beneficiaries: Relationships with Telehealth Policies

Date
09/2020
Journal
Journal of Rural Mental Health
Description

This study assesses policy levers potentially supporting sustained use of telehealth services. Among rural Medicaid fee-for-service beneficiaries with behavioral health needs, engaging patients through informed consent within provider settings that receive facility fees may facilitate improved access to telebehavioral health services.

Center
Rural Telehealth Research Center
Authors
Jean Talbot, Yvonne Jonk, Amanda Burgess, Deborah Thayer, Erika Ziller, Nathan Paluso, Andrew Coburn