The chances of government Medicaid programs bringing telehealth into ’23 are high

Medicaid officials in 44 states (including the District of Columbia) responded to a KFF survey on policies and attitudes related to the provision of tele-behavioral health services. Officials have reported high rates of use of telehealth services for behavioral health purposes since the beginning of the pandemic and plan to continue expanding telehealth permanently. Telehealth … Read more

A man stole the identities of people with mental disorders

The US Attorney’s Office in South Carolina announced Friday that a South Carolina man started a company and used the stolen identities of people with mental disabilities to take Medicaid out of more than $1 million. Greer was sentenced to more than seven years in federal prison after pleading guilty to theft of government funds … Read more