Telebehavioral Health and Telemedicine in Rural Areas

Anna Whites, Owner, Anna Whites Law Office, speaks to Ty Borders, Professor at the University of Kentucky College of Nursing and Director of the University’s Rural Health Research Center, about the status of telebehavioral health and telemedicine in rural areas. They discuss how the expansion of telehealth may impact rural health care, prospects for continued use of expanded telehealth in rural areas, and current challenges related to mental health services. From AHLA’s Behavioral Health Task Force