Oklahoma receives A on new state report card for telemental health

Posted on: 7/13/16

A new critical state policy report from the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) identifies existing policy barriers that impede the use of telemental and behavioral health intended to enable patient and psychologist choice for quality health care services. ATA graded each state with a common letter grade of A, B, C, or F based on psychologist-patient encounter, informed consent, and licensure and out-of-state practice. Eight states averaged a composite grade “A,” indicating a supportive policy landscape that accommodates telemental telehealth adoption. The states are Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, Oklahoma, Texas, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. To read more, click here.

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