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Three Things to Know

  1. More than 20% of adults have a mental illness and many have limited access to treatment services.

  2. All states have some form of reimbursement for mental health services delivered via telehealth, although the policies vary widely in scope and specificity.

  3. Some states now allow the patient’s home to be an originating site for behavioral health treatment, increasing access to services.

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