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New APA Telepsychiatry Blog: Update on Barriers to Prescribing

New APA Telepsychiatry Blog:  Update on Barriers to Prescribing

The Ryan Haight Online Pharmacy Consumer Protection Act of 2009 was intended to curtail the online distribution of controlled substances by rogue internet pharmacies, but has had the unintended consequence of limiting the legitimate prescribing of these medications via telemedicine.

This has created a barrier for the use of telepsychiatry in combating the opioid abuse crisis. Learn more in the latest APA Telepsychiatry blog post and be sure to check out APA’s Telepsychiatry Toolkit.


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