TQ TeleConnection- August 2018

Illinois OKs Medicaid Coverage for Mental Health Via Telehealth

August 23, 2018 - Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has approved legislation mandating the state’s Medicaid program to reimburse behavioral and mental health providers for telehealth.

The bill was one of five signed into law this week by Rauner, all designed to improve access to mental healthcare and increase treatment opportunities in the midst of an opioid abuse crisis.

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mHealth Intelligence (8/23/18) 

Eric Wicklund