Telehealth and Telemental Health

This page is an index of ACHA and other resources on this topic. Resources may include association projects, programs, publications, guidelines, and more. Additional information may be available under “External Resources.”

External Resources

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Digital Medicine Society (DiMe)

Telehealth Resource Center

Telemedicine Hack
To support wide adoption of telemedicine, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response is partnering with the ECHO Institute at the University of New Mexico and the Public Health Foundation’s TRAIN Learning Network to deliver a 10-week, virtual peer-to-peer learning community called Telemedicine Hack.

Notification of Enforcement Discretion for telehealth remote communications during the COVID-19 nationwide public health emergency (HHS)

Telehealth Guidance Documents (Alliance for Connected Care)

College Counseling from a Distance: Deciding Whether and When to Engage in Telemental Health Services
This guide from the Higher Education Mental Health Alliance (HEMHA) provides practitioners and higher education administrators a starting point to engage in conversations about how to best meet the needs of their stakeholders

A virtual visit algorithm: how to differentiate and code telehealth visits, e-visits, and virtual check-ins (AAFP) 

Guide of Telehealth Rules Across State Lines (identifies rules/laws for marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, psychologists, psychiatrists, and social workers to provide telemental health in the 50 states and the District of Columbia) 

U.S. States and Territories Modifying Requirements for Telehealth in Response to COVID-19 (Federation of State Medical Boards)