AHIP: Telehealth Expansions Would Slow Behavioral Health Workforce Crisis

By Bridget Early, Amy Lotven / February 24, 2022 at 10:58 AM
Extension of the pandemic’s telehealth expansions could help alleviate the ongoing behavioral health workforce crisis, but it would take a concerted effort from providers and insurers to fully integrate telehealth more broadly into their operations, the health insurance lobby AHIP suggests in a new report . The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated two crises in health care: a national mental health crisis and a national health care workforce crisis , both of which AHIP argues could be addressed by a set...

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