Regional Insurer To Cover Prescription Digital Therapeutics, Says Model Is Replicable

By Emma Beavins / November 21, 2022 at 6:26 PM
Pittsburgh-based Highmark Health tells Inside TeleHealth it hopes its new policy to cover prescription digital therapeutics (PDTs) will pave the way for insurers to offer the interventions more broadly. The policy allows health care professionals who are not traditional prescribers to order and oversee the use of PDTs, including psychologists, licensed mental health social workers, licensed professional counselors, and non-physician providers (nurse practitioners or physician assistants), starting next year. Highmark is a blended health organization whose portfolio comprises provider...

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