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Telemedicine September 2022

September 21, 2022


New Study in JAMA Shows Telehealth Slowed Opioid Overdoses During Pandemic

The American Telemedicine Association (@AmericanTelemed) and ATA Action issued the following statement in response to today’s publication of a study authored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and the National Institute on Drug Abuse. This study, published online in JAMA Psychiatry, examined the impact of telehealth services for substance use disorder treatment and the provision of medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD) among Medicare beneficiaries during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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