Stakeholders: FBI Misinterpreting Law, Slowing Interstate Telehealth

By Cara Smith / January 10, 2023 at 1:50 PM
Five interstate licensure compact leaders say the FBI is misinterpreting state laws that require federal background checks of providers, which is preventing -- or slowing -- states from joining interstate licensure compacts as demand for treatment across state lines via telehealth skyrockets with the recent two-year extension of most COVID-19 pandemic-era waivers. Confusion among compact leaders remains as they scramble to find a way to remedy the miscommunication on background checks and question whether proposed solutions would even be effective...

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