A MESSAGE FROM OUR CHEIF MEDICAL OFFICER KATHY SEWARD, MD
- A disturbing trend: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide rates are increasing across the United States and more than half of those that died were not diagnosed with a mental health condition prior to their death.
- The Mental Healthcare Provider Shortage: Telepsychiatry and integrated care offer successful ways to improve access to the providers that already exist.
- New CMS guidance: State Medicaid directors and healthcare providers are urged to tackle the nation’s opioid abuse epidemic through telehealth and telemedicine platforms.
- The eTREAT Act: Will lawmakers allow all Medicare beneficiaries to receive treatment when and where they need it?
Questions? Feel free to contact me at:
Kathy Seward, MD
Chief Medical Officer