Telemental Health: US trends in 2023


Epstein Becker Green's Telemental Health Laws app tracks state telemental health laws and policies since 2016. The trends they identified in 2023 include the following:

  • federal level extensions regarding telehealth services coverage for Medicare and waivers for remote prescribing,
  • continued recognition of the benefits of telehealth,
  • more focus on telefraud and enforcement,
  • focus on telehealth services by mental and behavioral health,
  • interstate compacts,
  • exceptions to licensure requirements under specific circumstances to support pre-existing practitioner-patient relationships, and 
  • evolution of guidance on remote prescribing practices.

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