February 22, 2019 — Proposed state legislation for an individual mandate, advanced premium tax credits, and Medi-Cal expansion to all individual regardless of immigration status could move California closer to universal coverage.
February 19, 2019 — With the increase in adolescent and young adult mental health issues, some digital and virtual care providers are addressing this growing market need. Our review of current offerings, which include virtual visits and CBT and mindfulness digital tools, uncovers an appetite among adolescents and youth for digital solutions and also reveals a need for more clinical, provider-to-patient treatment solutions.
February 7, 2019 — Despite the overwhelming growth of adolescent mental health issues, few digital mental health services and product vendors are focusing on adolescents due to perceived issues of tech’s impact on teen mental health as well as consent, reimbursement, and other utilization concerns. Our research and experience, however, shows that these barriers, like many others in digital health, can be and are being overcome.