Experts: Interstate Licensing Makes Telehealth More Accessible To LEP Patients

By Cara Smith / August 10, 2022 at 5:19 PM
States that implement interstate licensing policies have a greater likelihood of connecting patients with limited English proficiency with providers that speak their primary language, according to a recently released study and telehealth policy experts, which would increase access to telehealth services for patients who face barriers to accessing virtual care within their own state due to language barriers. HHS and the Justice Department emphasized to telehealth providers last week that they must be able to accommodate patients with limited English...

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