HHS Urges Telehealth Providers To Adopt LGBTQ Inclusive Policies

By Cara Smith / June 22, 2022 at 1:10 PM
HHS is urging telehealth providers to adopt LGBTQ+ inclusive policies because virtual health care can serve as a lifeline for patients that do not have access identity-affirming in-person care. The guidelines are among the many steps the Biden administration is taking to advance health equity for the LGBTQ+ community, including the issuance of an executive order earlier this month that includes language aimed at preventing use of harmful conversion therapy. Incorporating best practices like using inclusive language, modifying telehealth workflow...

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