October 28, 2020
This month saw the annual release of Epstein Becker Green's Telemental Health Laws Survey, a state-by-state review of behavioral telehealth legislation, regulation and policies.
Available in full as a free Android and iOS app, this year's breakdown includes regulation information for Puerto Rico, alongside the 50 states and Washington, D.C.
WHY IT MATTERS
Outside of compiling state-specific...
July 23, 2020
Consumer wellness and telehealth company Hims could be the next to throw its hat into the public markets.
According to a report from Reuters, the startup is weighing a potential sale to an unnamed special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) – a "blank-check company" that uses the proceeds of an IPO to acquire or merge another business.
The deal would value Hims at over $1 billion, Reuters' sources...
May 20, 2020
Tava Health, a Salt Lake City-based mental-telehealth provider, has closed $3 million in seed funding. Peterson Ventures led the round.
WHAT THEY DO
Founded and launched just last year, Tava works with employer customers to connect their employees with remote therapy and a personalized treatment plan. Video sessions conducted through the platform are self-scheduled by the patient, and...
October 23, 2017
Mental health-focused video consultation platform LARKR has launched in the Apple App Store. The service employs state-certified therapists across the country, and supports multi-user, multi-location conferences to enable group therapy sessions.
“When I learned of the massive void leaving 60 percent of the 50 million Americans who suffer from mental illness without care, I felt compelled to...
October 18, 2017
As telehealth becomes more prevalent among US healthcare institutions, states are rolling out or modifying their laws to better define regulatory frameworks specifically affecting remote delivery of care. In fact, every state but Connecticut and Massachusetts has made substantive legal changes to how telehealth is delivered in the past year, with some taking specific actions to better define the...