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Delivery of Behavioral Health Care Services in the Time of COVID-19: Challenges, Opportunities, and Advocacy - On Demand Recording

Recorded On: 04/15/2020

Time: 90 minutes
Session Format: On Demand Recording
CLE Credit Available:  No
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  • Overview of recent regulatory changes and the impact to access, delivery, and payment for mental health and substance use disorders 
    • Professional licensure rules 
    • Section 1135 waivers 
    • Appendix K under a Section 1915 waiver package 
    • HIPAA enforcement waiver, state mental health statutes, and 42 CFR Part 2 
    • Executive action to address commercial insurance 
    • DEA waiver of in-person assessments 
  • Review of ways providers are revising care delivery models in response to the COVID-19-prompted regulatory changes 
    • Immediate impact to telehealth delivery 
    • Meeting the demands of the opioid epidemic National Emergency 
    • Strategies to address increased behavioral health demands across all patient populations 
  • Advocating for additional changes at local, state, and federal levels

Level of Difficulty: Intermediate

  • AHLA Member: $99
  • Non-AHLA Member: $149

Content Lead:

  • Behavioral Health

David Shillcutt


Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.

Gerald E. Deloss


Gozdecki, Del Giudice, Americus, Farkas & Brocato LLP

Jeanna Palmer Gunville



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