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Tele-behavioral Health

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    Key Takeaways

    • Tele-behavioral health is the use of telehealth modalities for the remote diagnosis and treatment of mental health and substance use disorders.
    • Because behavioral health treatments don’t require physical examinations, tele-behavioral health is a uniquely scalable tool that providers can use to expand access to care.
    • Tele-behavioral health helps fill the gaps in behavioral health services that negatively impact clinical outcomes, health care utilization, and total cost of care

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