Telehealth rules block vital treatments
In this Grid News article you'll learn about:
- A California-based addiction treatment startup flew 300 patients to Alabama for six days. States are ending flexible telehealth rules put in place during the drug-use pandemic.
- Telemedicine is an experiment in prescribing that faces a patchwork of new state and federal rules.
- Buprenorphine, used to treat opioid use disorder, will be dispensed telemedicine-free in the U.S. The drug is critical to stopping the country's overdose crisis.