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Practices turned to telehealth for 40% of psych visits after CMS waivers

Effective Jul 6, 2023
Published Jul 10, 2023
Last Reviewed Jul 6, 2023
Auditors are keying in on psychotherapy services delivered via telehealth, and Medicare claims show that they will have a massive trove of data to investigate. In 2021, as the COVID crisis continued to shutter offices, providers routinely turned to telehealth to deliver behavioral health care to patients after CMS granted waivers, capturing some 40% of visits on the most-used services.

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