COVID-19: Telehealth Across State Lines & International Borders?

“As always, formal permission for inter-jurisdictional practice depends on where you hold a license and your profession. Practicing across state, provincial and/or international borders has not only been possible for decades but fully legal, ethical, and clinically sound, IF you understand and follow the rules. 

Traditionally the process involved getting records from your academic institutions, supervisors, licensing board and in some cases, paying fees. Then, waiting for weeks or months for it all to come together before submitting to a foreign licensing board for review. That final review process would often require yet more weeks or months, and more fees before approval to practice telehealth across state lines.

In the time of COVID-19, we have seen dramatic changes.”

Read the full article at Telebehavioral Health Institute’s telehealth.org

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