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SUPPORT Act Section 1009 - Services and Treatment for Substance Use Disorders delivered via telehealth (including in School-Based Health Centers)

SUPPORT Act Section 1009

This Center for Medicaid & CHIP Services Informational Bulletin (CIB) identifies opportunities for the utilization of telehealth delivery methods to increase access to Medicaid services and to comply with the requirement to publish guidance to states regarding federal reimbursement for furnishing services and treatment for substance use disorders (SUDs) under Medicaid using services delivered via telehealth, including in School-Based Health Centers.

As also required by Section 1009(d) of the SUPPORT Act, the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, acting through the Administrator of the CMS, provided the below report to Congress identifying best practices and potential solutions for reducing barriers to using services delivered via telehealth to furnish services and treatment for SUDs among pediatric populations under Medicaid.