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Why Telepsychiatry is Here to Stay

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, most psychiatrists had never held an appointment through telehealth. In fact, a study by the National Institute of Mental Health found that of all the psychiatrists that participate in the Medicare program, only five percent had ever provided a telehealth appointment. When the novel coronavirus took hold in the United States, this changed quickly. Almost all psychiatrists now offer some…

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